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Shooting at Capital Inn

Incident Number: 50-21-17684

Date/Time:  Sunday, June 20th, 2021 at 2:34 a.m.

Location: Capital Inn, 1426 N. DuPont Highway, 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 at the Capital Inn on Sunday morning.  At approximately 2:38 a.m., officers were called to the Capital Inn for a report of a shooting and located a 23-year-old male victim with a single gunshot wound to the back.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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.