Troopers Arrest Man for Shooting in Blades

The Delaware State Police have arrested 25-year-old Harold Dixon after a shooting in Blades Sunday morning.

On April 21, 2024, at approximately 8:21 a.m., troopers responded to a house on East Fifth Street in Blades for a report of shots fired. When troopers arrived, they learned that gunshots were fired, and a black car was seen speeding away. Troopers were able to get a description of the car and the suspect. During the investigation, the suspect was identified as Harold Dixon. Troopers arrested Dixon and learned that he was having an argument with a woman when he fired several shots in the ground outside of the house. A child was inside the house when the shooting happened. No one was hurt.

Dixon was taken to Troop 5, where he was charged with the crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $107,000 cash bond.


Harold Dixon











  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of a Violent Felony (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Aggravated Menacing (Felony)
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child

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