Dover Man Arrested Following Shooting On Harmony Lane

Incident Number:  50-24-15037

Date/Time: Monday, May 6th, 2024 at 10:30 a.m.

Location: 200 Block of Harmony Lane, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email:

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Javon Johnson, 19, of Dover, on firearm and related charges following a shooting Monday morning. The investigation began at 10:30 a.m., when Dover Police was called to Harmony Lane for the report of shots fired. Officers responded an began the investigation. The ensuing investigation revealed Johnson was responsible for the shooting, and during the incident, a vehicle that was occupied by a 20-year-old female of Smyrna, DE was struck by gunfire. She was not injured during this shooting. Johnson was taken into custody without incident inside an apartment in the 200 block of Harmony Lane. Detectives obtained and executed a search warrant at the residence. As a result of the search warrant, Officers located a loaded Glock 9mm handgun.

Johnson was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.

Johnson was committed to SCI on $26,000 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm/Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (2x)
-Reckless Endangering First Degree

Johnson is innocent until proved guilty.

Javon Johnson
Dover, DE

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