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Shooting on River Road

Incident Number: 50-21-17977

Date/Time:  Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 12:07 a.m.

Location: 400 Block of River Road, 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 in the 400 Block of River Road on Wednesday morning.  Officers responded to the area for a report of shots fired at 12:07 a.m. and located a 26-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the leg.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital for treatment of his injury.  A residence and a vehicle were also struck by gunfire as a result of this incident.  The victim has been uncooperative with investigative efforts.  

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.