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Man Shot Multiple Times During Home Invasion 5-24-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-15517

Date/Time: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 6:35AM

Location: 400 Block of S. Governors Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a home invasion that left a 32-year-old man injured with several gunshot wounds.  At approximately 6:35AM, two black male suspects broke a front window to  a home in the 400 Block of S. Governors Avenue and encountered two male subjects.  Both of the men fled from the suspects with one exiting a second floor window and another hiding in a bathroom.  The suspects fired multiple shots, striking the male victim that was in the bathroom in his lower extremities.  The victim is in stable condition at an undisclosed hospital and being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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.