Incident Number: 50-20-13948
Date/Time: Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 8:31PM
Location: Cecil Street and North Governors Avenue, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Cecil Street and North Governors Avenue. The incident occurred at approximately 8:31PM when officers received a call for shots fired in the area. After officers arrived, a 20-year-old male had checked in at Kent General Hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower leg. The victim advised he was walking in the area when approached by two subjects in masks who exited a vehicle and shot at him multiple times. The victim fled on foot and was transported by a family member to the hospital where he was treated for a non-life threatening injury to his leg.
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.