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Shooting in Simon Circle 5-31-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-13893

Date/Time:  Saturday, May 30th, 2020 at 9:31PM

Location:  Simon Circle, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured a 38-year-old male.  Officers responded to the area of Simon Circle at approximately 9:31PM on Saturday night and located the victim with a single gunshot wound to the leg.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital were he was treated for a non-life threatening injury to his leg.  The suspects were described as two black males who were wearing masks, black shirts, and jeans.  

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.