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Dover Police Investigate Shooting at Allure Nightclub 5-4-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-13460

Date/Time:  Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 1:37AM

Location:  Allure Night Club, 865 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


Dover Police are investigating a shooting that left a 21-year-old man with non-life threatening injuries.  At approximately 1:37AM, officers from the Dover Police Department were called to Allure Nightclub for a report of a large fight and a subject armed with a handgun.  When officers arrived and were arresting a subject with a gun, another fight began in another section of the parking lot.  During that fight, multiple shots were fired, and an onlooker was struck in the hip area.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where he was being treated for non-life threatening injuries and was in stable condition.  The suspect was described as a black male with dreads, 5’10-11″, skinny build, with a red shirt.

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.