UPDATE/ARREST MADE- Shooting Investigation 34-22-007639


Middletown, DE:    On August 9, 2022 at 7pm the Middletown Police responded to E. Cole Blvd for a shooting which left a victim hospitalized with gunshot wounds.  

After an ongoing investigation led by the Middletown Police Criminal Investigation Division, Capice A. Johnson, 27, Middletown DE (pictured below) was developed as a suspect.

On September 7, 2022 the New Castle County Police SWAT Team and the U.S. Marshals assisted with a search warrant at a residence in the unit block of Janvier Court, Middletown, DE.   Johnson was taken into custody without incident and charged with multiple gun and drug charges.  Johnson was arraigned on his charges and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $183,000.00 cash bail.

If you have any additional information regarding the shooting on August 9, 2022 please contact Detective Stafford at 302-376-9950 or email at jstafford@middletown.delaware.gov

                                                                                            Capice  A. Johnson, 27, Middletown DE

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