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Shooting in Parking Lot of IHOP Restaurant 2-28-2021

Date/Time:  Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Location: Parking lot of IHOP on South Little Creek Road, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting incident that left four people wounded with non-life threatening injuries.  At approximately 2:38 a.m., officers responded to the parking lot of IHOP on South Little Creek Road for several reports of shots fired.  One victim was contacted on scene with a gunshot wound.  While that victim was being treated and transported from the scene, officers were notified that three additional victims had been privately transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital.  All of the victim’s injuries are considered to be non-life threatening.  

The department will release more information as it becomes available.