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41-Year-Old Shot in Area of S. New Street and Reed Street 8-18-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-26192

Date/Time:  Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at 9:25PM

Location:  Area of S. New Street and Reed Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Saturday night.  Officers were notified of the incident when a 41-year-old male was dropped off by an unknown subject(s) at Kent General Hospital with a gunshot wound to the hip.  The injury is non-life threatening.  The victim advised he was shot when a group of subjects began to fight in the area of S. New Street and Reed Street.  The victim did not provide any further information about the 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.