Woman Shot in the Leg on South New Street
Incident Number: 50-21-12897
Date/Time: Sunday, May 9th, 2021 at 4:20 a.m.
Location: S. New Street and W. Reed Street, 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 a shooting incident that occurred early Sunday morning. At approximately 4:20 a.m., officers responded to the 100 Block of S. New Street for a report of shots fired. Officers located a 47-year-d female with a gunshot wound to her leg. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital to be treated for her injury. The suspect was described as being a tall black male with lighter skin and glasses.
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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.