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Man Killed in Double Shooting at Pine Grove Apartments 6-28-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-20566

Date/Time:   Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 8:48PM

Location:  Pine Grove Apartments, 255 Webbs Lane, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that killed a 21-year-old man and left a 25-year-old with serious injuries on Tuesday night.  At approximately 8:48PM, officers responded to Pine Grove Apartments for reports of shots being fired.  Officers arrived and located the 21-year-old Dequan Dukes seated inside of a vehicle that was located between D and E buildings.  Dukes appeared to have been shot at least once in the upper body and was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.  During this time, the second victim arrived at the hospital with multiple gun shot wounds.  The 25-year-old man is currently being treated for his injuries.  The case remains under investigation at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)-736-7111. 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