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Shooting on North New Street 9-14-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-29847

Date/Time:   Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 3:42AM

Location:  Unit Block of North New Street, Dover, DE 19904

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 32-year-old man injured on Thursday morning.  At approximately 3:42AM, officers responded to the first block of North New Street for a shots fired report.  A short time later, officers were notified that the male victim drove to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital Emergency Department with two gunshot wounds to the abdomen.  The victim underwent surgery and is in stable condition.  The suspect was described as a black male, wearing all black clothing.

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