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Shooting on Woodcrest Drive

Incident Number: 50-21-15863

Date/Time:  Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 at 7:18 p.m.

Location: 900 Block of Woodcrest Drive, 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 that occurred on Thursday evening in the 900 Block of Woodcrest Drive.  At approximately 7:18 p.m., officers responded to the area and located a 25-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the groin area.  The victim advised he was involved in an illegal drug transaction when the suspect stole money from him and shot him before fleeing in an older model Ford-F150 that was described as being “faded blue.”  The suspect was described as a light-skinned black male.

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.