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Fatal Shooting on Queen Street 8-19-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-27868

Date/Time:  Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 9:34PM

Location:   100 Block of S. Queen Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man on Thursday night.  Police responded to a home in the 100 Block of S. Queen Street for a report of a subject shot.  When police arrived, Emmitt Brown, was found with a gunshot wound to his torso.  Officers immediately provided first aid until Brown was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.  More details will be released as they become available.