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Man Shot on Frear Drive

Incident Number: 50-21-17853

Date/Time:  Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10:18 p.m.

Location: Garfield Drive and Frear 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 left a 25-year-old man with serious injuries.  The incident occurred at approximately 10:18 p.m. when officers were called to the area of Garfield Drive and Frear Drive for a report of shots fired.  When they arrived, they found the male victim lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.  Officers rendered aid until medical personnel arrived on scene and transported the victim to Kent General Hospital where he underwent surgery for his 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.