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Shooting on South Kirkwood Street

Incident Number: 50-21-29617

Date/Time:  Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 6:01p.m.

Location: S. Kirkwood Street, South of Division Street, 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 23-year-old with a gunshot wound to the leg.  Officers responded to the area of South Kirkwood Street for a report of shots fired and observed shell casings in the area.  An occupied home was was struck as well.  While on scene, a 23-year-old male arrived at Bayhealth Kent Campus Emergency Room with a gunshot wound to the leg and 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)736-7111.  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.