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Gunfire Exchanged During Altercation at Janaid’s Salon on Loockerman Street 6-2-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-16628

Date/Time:  Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 3:10PM

Location: Janaid’s Salon, 211 West Loockerman Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at Janaid’s Salon on Saturday afternoon.  At approximately 3:10PM, officers responded to the salon on West Loockerman Street for a shooting and located a 31-year-old male with a single gunshot wound to the shoulder area.  It was learned that the victim was involved in a verbal altercation with another man in the salon which escalated into an exchange of gunfire between the two men.  There was approximately 20 people in the business at the time.  Despite that, no one was able to identify the other male subject involved.  The victim was admitted to a nearby hospital where he underwent surgery for his injuries and is in serious but stable condition.  

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.