Arrest Made in July Shooting

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The Dover Police Department has arrested Daquan Watson, 29, of Dover following a shooting investigation that began in July(See original release below). Through the investigation, Watson was developed as a suspect and warrants were obtained for his arrest. On September 5th, Watson was taken into custody without incident at a residence in the unit block of Commerce Way Dover, DE by the U.S Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force. Watson was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.

Watson was released after posting a $26,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Reckless Endangering First Degree
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Criminal Mischief

**Original Release**
Incident Number:

Date/Time: Sunday, July 30th, 2023 at 1:27 a.m.

Location: South Bradford Street and Loockerman Street

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: [email protected]

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on South Bradford Street early Sunday morning resulting in a vehicle being damaged. The investigation began at 1:27 a.m., when Officers were called to the area for shots fired. Officers responded to the scene and located a large crowd. Officers also located a vehicle that had damage consistent with being shot. No witnesses came forward during this investigation and no injuries were reported.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302) 736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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Daquan Watson
Dover, DE

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