Incident Number: 50-20-16778
Date/Time: Monday, July 6th, 2020 at 2:48AM
Location: 100 Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: Sergeant Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 32-year-old man that occurred on Monday morning. At approximately 2:48AM, officers responded to a vacant lot in the 100 Block of S. New Street for a report of shots fired. Arriving officers located Thomas Gilbert, who was struck multiple times by gunfire. Gilbert was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of his injuries. Gilbert is from the Dover 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.