Dial 911 for Emergency

Shooting at a local Motel in Dover

Incident #: 50-15-5762  Date/Time:  Saturday March 7, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Location:  Capital Inn 1426 N. DuPont Hwy, Dover, DE


On Saturday March 7, 2015 at 2:30 in the afternoon the City of Dover Police Department received a 911 call regarding a shooting that occurred inside a Motel room located at the Capital Inn in Dover. The female victim (20) of Dover, told investigators she had approximately 10 unknown black males inside her room when a single shot was fired from an unknown caliber handgun. All unknown black male suspects fled the Motel room prior to police arrival. The victim sustained a single gunshot wound to her chest causing her lung to collapse. The victim was transported to Bay Health Hospital in Dover, DE and treated for her injuries. The victim is currently listed in stable condition and is expected to recover from her injuries. The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111.  Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at www.tipsubmit.com.

Officer releasing this information:

Lt. David E. Spicer

Criminal Investigation Unit Commander

302-535-2827 (C)