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Man Shot on S. New Street 2-8-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-4324

Date/Time:  Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 6:43PM

Location: Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 42-year-old man that occurred on Tuesday evening.  Officers responded to the Unit Block of S. New Street for a report of shots fired.  While officers were on scene, information was received that the victim had driven himself to Kent General Hospital.  The victim was treated for multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and was hospitalized as a result of those injuries.

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