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Shooting on Fulton Street 5-15-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-15508

Date/Time:   Sunday, May 15th, 2016 at 2:57AM

Location:  Fulton Street, between Queen Street and New Street

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting that left an 18-year-old female victim with a gunshot wound to her hip.  The incident began when a large group of people were gathered on Fulton Street between New Street and Queen Street.  A fight between two unknown males broke out, with one of the men pulling a gun and firing at the second male.  The crowd fled the area, however one of the shots struck the 18-year-old victim who was treated and released at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital.

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