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20-Year-Old Male Shot in the Foot on S. New Street 10-21-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-33494

Date/Time:  Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at 12:16AM

Location:  Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Sunday morning.  At approximately 12:17AM, officers in the downtown area heard multiple gunshots in the Unit Block of S. New Street.  a 20-year-old male was located with a gunshot wound to his foot and was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital by ambulance.  The victim and potential witnesses that were located in the area have been uncooperative with investigative efforts at this time. 

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.