UPDATE: One arrested in connection to shooting at Dover Park


9/26 UPDATE: Dover Police have arrested a man in connection to the shooting that injured two people at Dover Park Sunday evening.

On Wednesday, the Milford Police Department received a tip that 19-year-old William Cane was involved in the incident. After being questioned by detectives, Cane confessed that he was involved in the shooting, and was subsequently arrested.

Cane has been charged with two counts of first degree assault, third degree assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, two counts of possession of firearm/ammo by person prohibited, illegal gang participation, first degree reckless endangering, and second degree conspiracy.

He is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on $126,500 bond.


DOVER, Del. – Dover Police are investigating after two people were injured in a shooting incident Sunday evening.

At around 6:45 p.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired at Dover Park on White Oak Road. On arrival, officers found a 19-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the leg, as well as a 20-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his arm and hip.

Both victims were taken to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for treatment and are listed in stable condition at this time.

It is believed that the suspects may have shot from a moving vehicle that fled from the park following the incident.

Police are asking anyone that may have information on this incident to contact Dover Police at 302-736-7130 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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