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Woman Shot in Arm at Reed Street and New Street on Tuesday Evening 8-22-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-28224

Date/Time:   Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 9:38PM

Location:   Reed Street at S. New Street

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday evening.  At approximately 9:38PM, a 45-year-old female was with a group of people in the area of Reed and New Streets when an unknown person began firing a gun in the area.  As the subjects fled, the female was struck in the left arm.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital by an unknown person, where she was being treated for a non-life threatening injury.  An unoccupied vehicle that was parked in the area was also struck by a single shot.

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