Three Wounded in Two Shootings Saturday Morning 6-6-15

Complaint # 50-15-15322

Date/Time: Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 1:47AM

Location:  Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, 1131 North DuPont Hwy, Dover, Delaware

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a Saturday morning shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino.  At approximately 1:47AM, several officers responded to a large fight at the establishment.  Upon arrival, officers observed a large crowd, with several subjects fighting, following a private “All White Clothing” party at the casino.  During the incident, a 26-year-old male victim was shot twice in the torso by an unknown black male suspect.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital and is in stable, but serious condition.

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.

 

Complaint # 50-15-15328

Date/Time: Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 2:55AM

Location:  IHOP Restaurant, 21 South Little Creek Road, Dover, Delaware

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

Narrative:

Just one hour after investigating the shooting of a man at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dover Police responded to a shooting that left two people wounded at the IHOP restaurant on S. Little Creek Road.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:55AM, when a fight occurred in the parking lot of the restaurant.  Dover Police Detectives believe that the subjects involved in the fight were previously at the Dover Downs Casino for a private party, prior to arriving at IHOP.  During the fight, multiple shots were fired, striking a 33-year-old male and a 23-year-old female.  The female was treated and released from Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, and the male is in stable, but serious condition.  Detectives are investigating the possibility of both shootings being related.

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.

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