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2 Arrested After Drive-by Shooting in Dover

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DOVER, Del.- Two men are facing charges in connection with a drive-by shooting that occurred over the weekend in a Dover neighborhood.

According to police, a report of shots fired was received at approximately 3:42 a.m. Saturday on Welch Drive. Police said three victims on scene reported that two unknown suspects driving a white vehicle fired two rounds at two of the victims. The shots reportedly missed the victims, but struck a residence occupied by the third victim. Police said the vehicle then fled the scene.

Based on the description provided, police said officers located the suspect vehicle and identified two possible suspects, who were found to be Stephen Hatton, 18, and Craig Simpson, 19, both of Dover.

Police said during the course of the investigation, officers were able to locate and recover the firearm used in the shooting, which was a Sig Sauer .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun. No one was injured during the incident.

Hatton and Simpson were charged with reckless endangerment, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and criminal mischief. Hatton was released after posting $26,250 secured bond and Simpson was ordered held in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $26,250 secured bond.

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