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Shooting on North New Street 5-18-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-15010

Date/Time:   Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at 9:27PM

Location:  200 Block of North New Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Wednesday night at 9:27PM.  The incident occurred in the 200 Block of North New Street when officers responded to the area for reports of shots fired.  Officers canvassed the area of a home that was struck once by  the gunfire.  As officers were on scene, a 22-year-old male victim responded to Kent General Hospital with a graze wound to his head and a gunshot wound to his hand.  The victim was being treated for non-life threatening 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