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Shooting in Capital Green Leaves 44-Year-Old Man Injured 12-5-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-38697

Date/Time:  Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 at 9:06PM

Location:  400 Block of East Water Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 44-year-old man in serious condition.  At approximately 9:06PM, officers responded to the 400 Block of East Water Street in the Capital Green neighborhood for a subject injured by gunfire.  Upon arrival, officers located the male victim laying next to his vehicle in the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery, and was later transported to Christiana Hospital to undergo further 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.