UPDATE: Man charged with murder for shooting death of woman at Dover motel

Darren Weiford, 21, of Dover, Del.

Dover Police are investigating the shooting death of a woman at a Dover motel Thursday morning.

According to police, officers responded to the shooting at the First State Inn at 1760 North DuPont Highway shortly before 11:30 AM. The victim has been identified as Amber Buckler, 20, of the Dover area.

Darren Weiford, 21, of Dover, was arrested at the scene. Detectives believe the shooting was a domestic-related event. 

Weiford was charged with first degree murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He has been committed to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on a $1.18 million cash bond.

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