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Barrister Place Shooting

Incident Number: 50-21-21806

Date/Time:  Saturday, July 24th, 2021 at 10:15 p.m.

Location: 400 Block of Barrister Place, 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 incident that occurred on Saturday night.  Officers responded to the 400 Block of Barrister Place for a report of shots fired with one victim being struck.  When officers arrived, they located a 22-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his leg.   The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury and later released.  Three unoccupied vehicles that were parked in the area were also struck by gunfire.  

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111.  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.