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Shooting At Allure Night Club 9-25-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-30637

Date/Time:  Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 at 1:24AM

Location:  Allure Nightclub, 865 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred outside of Allure Nightclub on Wednesday morning.  At approximately 1:24AM, officers responded to the scene for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, it was learned that three victims were on their way to Kent General Hospital via private vehicles.  The incident is believed to have occurred on property immediately next to Allure Nightclub’s parking lot as the club was closing for the night, when a group of subjects were involved in an altercation and an unknown suspect began firing.

A 28-year-old male from Seaford suffered a gunshot wound to his left bicep and will require surgery.

A 26-year-old female from Dover suffered a graze wound to the left side of her head and was treated and released.

A 32-year-old female from Dover reported that she was grazed by a bullet on the left hand, however there was no visible injury, and she declined medical treatment.


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.