The area of this shooting has long been known as the place in Dover to buy illegal drugs. As I have said hundreds of times, until the demand is reduced, there always will be a supply, with rip offs, battles for turf, etc., and the tragic carnage will continue!
Excerpts from the Article:
The Dover Police Department has released the name of a man killed in a late Wednesday night shooting that also left several other people injured.
Officers identified the victim as 19-year-old Tysean Nelson, also of Dover, Del. He was located a short distance from the location of the shooting and was declared deceased at the scene.
Police said that shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the 100 block of South New Street, where they found multiple people shot.
Based on shell casings, police say at least 47 shots were fired. Officers arrived on the scene within 40 seconds of the shooting. They began rendering aid to the victims immediately.
Police say Nelson’s body was found in a vacant lot nearby. Three additional victims were struck by gunfire and are currently undergoing treatment or have been released from Bayhealth Kent General Hospital. A 40-year-old woman from Dover transported herself to the hospital with a leg injury. A 39-year-old man and a 22-year-old man, both from Dover, were transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital by ambulance for treatment of their injuries.
According to police, a large crowd gathered around the shooting. Officers from Camden, Wyoming, Capitol, and Delaware State Police assisted in crime scene security and crowd management.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous.