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Shooting In Dover East Estates 5-19-2015

Complaint # 50-15-13036

Date/Time: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 9:10PM

Location:  1061 South Little Creek Road, Dover, Delaware

Officer Releasing Information: Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the Dover East Estates Mobile Home Development on Monday night.  At approximately 9:10PM, the 27 year old victim advised that he observed an unknown vehicle driving at a slow rate of speed past his home.  The victim stated that he saw the rear driver window roll down, and he began to flee.  The suspect fired approximately 4-5 shots, striking the victim in the left arm once.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where he underwent surgery and is now in “stable condition.”  There is no suspect information available at this time, and the victims cooperation is minimal.

The investigation is 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 http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.