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Dover Police Arrest One Suspect In Spruance Road Shooting

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DOVER, Del. - The Dover Police Department says they have arrested one suspect involved in an April 3rd shooting on Spurance Road.

According to reports, Khiheim Hanzer 18, of Dover turned himself in to the Dover Police Department after midnight on Saturday, in reference to the shooting on Spruance Road that occurred on April 3rd.  Detectives from the Dover Police Criminal Investigations Unit say they developed Hanzer as a suspect after pursuing investigative leads in the case. 

The incident reportedly happened at around 1:14 AM on April 3rd when the Dover Police Department received several 911 calls for shots fired in the 100 block of Spruance Road. Officers arriving on scene reportedly found an 18-year-old male victim who had been shot in the torso. The victim was reportedly rushed to Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital where he underwent surgery for his injuries and was listed in critical, but stable condition. Dover Police Detectives say they learned that a fight occurred between numerous subjects on Spruance Road and an unknown suspect fired 12 or more shots towards a residence. Several rounds reportedly hit the home and nearly hit other persons in and around the residence as they fled for safety.

While the arrest of the shooter was of utmost importance, the incident is still reportedly under investigation as detectives are now working to identify the other suspects involved in the altercation that led to the shooting.  Anyone with any information should contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111. You may also submit an anonymous tip with Delaware Crime Stoppers by phone at: 1-800-847-3333.

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