The Delaware State Police arrested Demetrice Hill, 19, of Dover, Delaware on gun offenses on July 27, 2023.
On July 2, 2023, at approximately 6:35 p.m., troopers responded to a shooting at a large party at the soccer field located at the 200 block of Lewis Drive in Dover. Troopers located a 30-year-old woman with a gunshot wound and discovered two vehicles had been struck by gunfire. Through investigative means, Detectives identified Demetrice Hill as one of the suspects involved in the shooting.
On July 27, 2023, Detectives contacted Hill at his residence and executed a search warrant. Hill was taken into custody and taken to Troop 3 where he was charged with the following crimes:
- Possession of a Firearm by a Person Under 21 (Felony) – 2 counts
- Carrying a Concealed Firearm (Felony)
Hill was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $45,000 cash bond.
This remains an active and ongoing investigation. We encourage anyone who has information about the incident, knows the identities of the suspects, or has any images or video of the incident to contact Detective J. Lloyd of the Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit by calling 302-698-8502. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at [email protected].
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