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17-Year-Old Shot at Corner of Queen Street and Reed Street 4-27-16

Complaint # 50-16-13220

Date/Time:   April 26, 2016 at 10:25PM

Location:  Corner of Queen Street and Reed Street

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place on Tuesday night.  The incident occurred at approximately 10:25PM when a 17-year-old male was walking in the area of Queen and Reed Streets when an unknown suspect fired at the victim multiple times, striking him once.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where he underwent surgery for his injury and was hospitalized in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. 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