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Dover Police Investigating Simon Circle Homicide

Incident Number: 50-21-16343

Date/Time:  Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 1:33 a.m.

Location: Area of West North Street and Simon Circle, 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 homicide that occurred on Wednesday morning.  At approximately 1:33 a.m. officers were called to the area of West North Street and Simon Circle in reference to a subject being shot.  Upon arrival, officers located a 37-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.    

The name of the victim is being withheld until next of kin has been notified.

This incident is the second homicide in the City of Dover in 2021 with the first coming in an April 12th incident which resulted in an arrest.

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.