Incident Number: 50-20-14569
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 at 12:27AM
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 that injured two persons on Tuesday morning. At approximately 12:27AM, officers responded to the Unit Block of South New Street for a report of shots fired. When they arrived, officers located a 30-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his cheek. The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital by ambulance. While officers remained on scene, they were advised that a second male victim (22) had arrived at Kent General Hospital by private vehicle with gunshot wound to his leg. Neither victim’s injuries are life-threatening. A home was also struck in the area.
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.