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Man Shot on North New Street 7-7-15

Complaint # 50-15-19024

Date/Time: Monday, July 6, 2015 at 9:30PM

Location:  Unit Block of North New Street, Dover, Delaware

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting/assault that occurred on Monday at approximately 9:30PM.  Officers received a report of shots fired with one subject wounded.  Upon arrival, a 24-year-old male was found lying in the roadway with a gunshot to his upper left thigh and a large laceration to his forehead.  The victim as transported to Bayhealth Medical Center for treatment and is in stable condition.  The suspect was described as a black male 5’10”-6′ in height, average build, wearing all black clothing.

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.