Man wanted by Dover Police captured in Newport News, Virginia by U.S. Marshal’s

A fugitive who was wanted for murder was apprehended by the United States Marshals Service without incident in Newport News, Virginia Sunday.

DOVER (DE): Dover Police announced the arrest of Tysheen Maxwell (25) in connection with the July 6th murder of Thomas Gilbert Sunday evening. 

PHOTO SUBMITTED| Tysheen Maxwell (25)

Gilbert, a Dover native, died from multiple gunshot wounds he sustained during a shooting incident just before 3:00 am. July 6, 2020. 

Police say they arrived in the 100 block of S. New Street in Dover where they found Gilbert deceased with multiple gunshot wounds to his body.

According to police, Maxwell was developed as a suspect during the investigation.

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; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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