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Shooting on S. New Street 5-15-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-14669

Date/Time:   Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 2:14AM

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 a Monday morning shooting that occurred in the first block of S. New Street.  At approximately 2:14AM, officers responded to the area for a report of several shots being fired.  As officers were checking the scene, a 22-year-old man arrived at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower body.  The victim was treated for his non-life threatening injury.

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