Delaware

Update: Police make arrest deadly shooting in Milford

MILFORD, Del. - Milford Police Department has pressed charges following a deadly shooting that took place early Saturday morning.

Police have arrested Don R. Martinez, of Dover, in connection to the fatal shooting occurred at Silver Lake Estates Apartment Complex in Milford around 1 a.m.

The charged filed include first degree murder, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a person prohibited.

The investigation has revealed Martinez and Kevin King, 36 of Ellendale, had gotten into a physical altercation, eventually leading to Martinez firing multiple rounds, striking King.

According to police, Martinez then removed King from the scene with a vehicle, later located by Dover Police and the Delaware State Police near Route 10.  King was found dead inside.

Martinez was later apprehended near the abandoned vehicle by state police. 

A 31-year-old man was also wounded by gunfire and treated at Bayhealth in Milford and released.

Bail for Martinez was set at $1,000,000 cash.  He has been committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the Sussex Correctional Institution.

 


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