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Man Shot in Parking Lot of Holiday Inn 11-14-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-38180

Date/Time:  Sunday, November 13th, 2016 at 1:05PM

Location:   Parking lot of Holiday Inn (561 N. DuPont Highway)

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Saturday afternoon.  A 19-year-old male was meeting an acquaintance in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn located at 561 N. DuPont Highway when an unknown suspect approached the driver side of the victim’s vehicle.  That suspect fired at the victim, striking him in the upper leg, and then fled in a silver vehicle.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General for treatment of a broken leg as the result of the gunshot wound.

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