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Two Arrested in Gunfight Near Dagsboro

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Arrested: Shaquone M. Smith, 19,  Dagsboro (Photo: DSP) Arrested: Shaquone M. Smith, 19, Dagsboro (Photo: DSP)
Arrested: William U. Drummond, 42, Dagsboro (Photo: DSP) Arrested: William U. Drummond, 42, Dagsboro (Photo: DSP)

DAGSBORO, Del.– Delaware State Police say troopers have arrested one man and another has turned himself in after a gunfight in a Dagsboro neighborhood. 

According to police, troopers were dispatched to the 2800 block of East Diamond Drive around 1:30 p.m. Thursday after receiving numerous 911 calls about a fight in progress. When the troopers arrived in Diamond Acres, numerous people had already driven away from the scene, according to police. Witnesses told troopers that Shaquone M. Smith, 19, of Dagsboro, and William U. Drummond, 42, also of Dagsboro, were two of the people involved in the gunfire, police said.

Police said further investigation revealed the incident began with a fight between Drummond and other people over illegal drug sales near his home. According to police, Drummond heard gunshots during the confrontation, retrieved a .22-caliber revolver from the front steps of his home and began firing shots at Smith. Police said Smith reportedly fired back at Drummond. 

Police said no one was injured in the exchange of gunfire. Smith fled the scene in a green vehicle shortly after and has not yet been located, investigators said. Police said Smith is considered armed and dangerous and is wanted for possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and first-degree reckless endangering. 

William Drummond was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 4 in Georgetown. He was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited due to a 2007 felony conviction, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and first-degree reckless endangering. He was arraigned at JP3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $18,500 secured bond. 

Shaquone M. Smith turned himself into detectives at Troop 4 this afternoon and was charged with Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and Reckless Endangering 1st.  He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $22,000.00 secured bond.

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