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Two Shot in Dover Park on Sunday Evening 9-23-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-30363

Date/Time:  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 6:47PM

Location:  Dover Park, 1200 White Oak Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two men injured on Sunday evening.  At approximately 6:47PM, officers responded to Dover Park for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, a 19-year-old male was located with a gunshot wound to his leg and was transported by EMS to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital.  A 20-year-old male was also transported by a private vehicle to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital with gunshot wounds to his arm and hip.  The suspects possibly shot from a moving vehicle that fled from the park following the incident.  

Both victims are listed in stable condition as of September 23rd, 2019.

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.