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Suspect Charged in Dover Shooting

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Marquis Boyer-Smith Marquis Boyer-Smith
DOVER, Del.- Dover police have arrested a suspect in connection with a Tuesday afternoon shooting that put a 27-year-old man in the hospital. 

Marquis Boyer-Smith, 20, of the 400 block of New Castle Avenue in Dover, is charged with first-degree assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and first-degree reckless endangering.

Police said the shooting occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of South Queen Street. According to investigators, the victim was shot three times. He was taken to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for treatment. There is no word yet about his condition. 

Authorities said downtown surveillance cameras, operated by Dover Police Department emergency communication operators, captured Boyer-Smith fleeing the shooting. Police said the cameras were able to provide officers with a description and location of Boyer-Smith.

Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Boyer-Smith was committed to James T. Vaughn Correction Center in default of $84,000 cash bond.


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