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Two Shot at Barrister Place 6-6-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-14357

Date/Time:  Friday, June 5th, 2020 at 8:15PM

Location:  400 Block of Barrister Place, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured two persons on Friday night in the 400 Block of Barrister Place.  Officers responded to the area for a report of shots fired at approximately 8:15PM.  Upon arrival, it was learned that multiple vehicles and at least one home was struck by gunfire.  While officers were on scene, two victim arrived at the hospital at separate times by separate vehicles.  A 24-year-old male arrived with a gunshot wound to his right hand.  A 28-year-old male arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound to his neck and his leg.  Neither victim’s injuries are life-threatening.

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.