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Woman Shot on South Governors Avenue 7-6-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-21547

Date/Time:   Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 12:25AM

Location:  Unit Block of South Governors Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 33-year-old woman hospitalized with a gunshot wound to her leg.  The incident occurred at approximately 12:25AM when officers responded to the Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue for shots fired.  Responding officers located the victim with a single gunshot wound to her leg in front of a residence.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where she is currently in stable condition.  There is no suspect information available at this time.

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