Dover Police Investigate a Shooting at Elks Lodge on Kirkwood Street

Dover Police Department Complaint #:

50-15-14708

Date/Time:

06/01/2015 between the hours of 12:25 am t0 12:40 am

Location of Incident:

Elks Lodge, 217 N. Kirkwood Street, Dover, De

Victim: Male

Victim Age: 41

Narrative:

On Monday, June 1, 2015, the Dover Police responded to Kent General Hospital for a male victim that was shot in the leg.  Through investigation it was determined that while the victim was standing outside of the Elks Lodge located at 217 N. Kirkwood Street, an unknown make and model sedan drove southbound on Kirkwood Street at which time an unknown person from inside of the vehicle fired approximately 3 rounds in the direction of the victim and other people that were outside of the Elks Lodge at the time.  The victim was struck in the leg by one of the bullets fired and was driven to Kent General Hospital by one of his family members.

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.

Crime/Nature:

Assault 2nd

Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony

Suspect Description/Information:

Unknown

Officer releasing this information:

Lt. Jason Pires

(302) 736-7145

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