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