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Man Shot Near Hamlet Shopping Center 5-23-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-15528

Date/Time:   Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 12:30AM

Location:  Area of Walker Road and Saulsbury Road, near Hamlet Shopping Center

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


A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg on Tuesday morning in the area of Walker Road and Saulsbury Road.  At approximately 12:30AM, the victim arrived at Kent General Hospital with a gunshot wound.  The victim did not provide details other than being shot near the 7-11 at the Hamlet Shopping Center.  The witness who transported the victim to the hospital advised that he just happened to be in the area when he saw the victim with a gunshot wound.  The victim’s injuries are considered non-life threatening.

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