Neighbors Charged For Gun Fight in Millsboro Neighborhood.

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MILLSBORO, DE – Two men have been arrested and charged for a shooting that took place between two neighbors after an altercation on Mount Joy Road in Millsboro.

According to police, on Saturday night, at approximately 6:42 p.m., officers responded to a reported shooting in the 28000 block of Mount Joy Road.

Once at the scene of the shooting, police determined Curtis Collick, 36, of Millsboro, and Clayton Sample, 47, of Millsboro, are neighbors on Mount Joy Road.

“Before the shooting, the men were involved in a verbal dispute outside their residences. The argument escalated, and both men fired multiple gunshots at each other,” the Delaware State Police said in a statement. “Curtis was struck one time in the lower torso area and fled in a vehicle prior to police arrival. Troopers responding to the scene observed Curtis’ vehicle, and a traffic stop was conducted. EMS responded and transported him to an area hospital, where he was treated for a non-life-threatening injury and released.”

Clayton was uninjured and taken into custody without incident at the scene and transported to Delaware State Police Troop 4. 

Curtis Collick

Curtis Collick

Curtis was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Reckless Endangering First Degree (Felony)

He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $152,000.00 cash bond.


Clayton Sample

Clayton Sample

Clayton was charged with the following crimes:

  • Assault First Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)

He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $130,000.00 cash bond.