Dover police are investigating a homicide after being called to South Dupont Highway and Lockerman Street for a vehicle crash. What they saw when they arrived wasn’t expected.
Dover (DE): Police are trying to figure out what happened at the intersection of S. Dupont Highway and Lockerman street just after midnight Wednesday, when they found 27-year-old Uniqua Caldwell, of Dover shot dead in a vehicle.
“Officers responded to the area of S. DuPont Highway and Loockerman Street for a report of a vehicle crash after a black Dodge Challenger struck a sign on the northwest corner of the intersection.,” said police spokesman Mark Hoffman. “When officer’s arrived, they located Caldwell in the driver’s seat with a gunshot wound to the head.”
Caldwell was transported to Kent General Hospital by ambulance where she was later pronounced deceased as a result of her injuries.
Witnesses in the area observed a black male and black female exit the vehicle and flee on foot in an eastbound direction.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.