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Shooting in Capital Green Neighborhood 4-17-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-11671

Date/Time:  Monday, April 18th, 2017 at 1:14AM

Location:  Alley between Sussex Avenue and Collins Drive, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting of a 22-year-old man on Monday morning.  Officers responded to the alley between Sussex Avenue and Collins Drive for a reported shooting at 1:14AM.  Upon arrival, officers located the victims vehicle, but the victim had fled to a nearby business.  The victim was contacted and transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for gunshot wounds to the arm, abdomen, and leg.

The victims vehicle was transported to the Dover Police Department and a search warrant was obtained after a Dover Police K9 alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle.  During the subsequent vehicle search, officers located 65.1 grams of marijuana and a .22 caliber revolver n the vehicle.

As a result, the victim was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited