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Shooting on South New Street

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Incident Number: 50-22-2296

Date/Time:  Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 at 2:18 p.m.

Location: 100 Block of S. New 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 occurred on Saturday afternoon. Officers responded to the 100 Block of S. New Street for a report of shots fired at approximately 2:18 p.m. on January 22nd. Upon arrival, they located a 37-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound to the left leg. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus an later transferred to Christiana Hospital for treatment of his injury. Detectives continue to investigate the case despite the victim being uncooperative, even denying he was shot when officers first contact him.

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