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Man Shot At on S. New Street 6-20-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-15432

Date/Time:  Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10:34PM

Location:  S. New Street at Reed Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the area of S. New Street at Reed Street on Friday night.  Officers responded to the are at approximately 10:34PM for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, officers contacted a 43-year-old male victim who advised that a male suspect approached him and asked “where is my $20?”  The victim stated he walked away and was shot at multiple times, but was not injured.  The victim described the suspect as a large build black male who was wearing a white t-shirt and black shorts.

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.