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Shooting on S. Governors Avenue 7-5-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-22291

Date/Time:   Thursday, July 5th at 2:02AM

Location:   South Governors Avenue, North of Reed Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 22-year-old man injured on Thursday morning.  At approximately 2:02AM, officers responded to the area of South Governors Avenue and Reed Street for a shots fired report.  Upon arrival, officers also learned a victim had been transported by private vehicle to Kent General Hospital.  The 22-year-old male suffered a single gunshot wound to the right arm as a result of the incident.  The injury is not 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