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Shooting at White Oak Condos Injures One

Incident Number: 50-21-25141

Date/Time:  Sunday, August 22nd, 2021 at 10:34 p.m.

Location: White Oak Apartments, 1001 White Oak 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 wounded a 28-year-old man on Sunday night.  At approximately 10:34 p.m., officers responded to the parking lot of White Oak Apartments at 1001 White Oak Road for a report of shots fired.  When they arrived, they located the male victim with a gunshot wound to the side of his head.  A female witness advised that she was driving away from White Oak Apartments when a suspect began firing at the car, striking the male passenger.  The male passenger was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment of his injury and is in stable condition.

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.