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Dover Police Investigating Two Shooting Incidents at Barrister Place 5-20-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-14984/15046

Date/Time: See Below

Location: 400 Block of Barrister Place, Dover, DE

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


Dover Police are investigating two shooting related incidents that occurred in the 400 Block of Barrister Place.  On Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at approximately 2:30AM, an unknown suspect(s) fired multiple shots in the area.  Several hours later, a resident discovered that a bullet had struck a window and entered the first floor of the home and notified police.

The second incident occurred on Sunday, May 19th, 2019 at approximately 2:49AM, when a 27-year-old male victim hears several gunshots coming from the area of the intersection of Barrister Place and S. Little Creek Road.  The victim ran, but was struck once in the right leg.  The victim was driven to a local hospital by a known acquaintance and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.  Two vehicle were also struck in he 400 Block of Barrister Place as a result of this incident.  

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 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.