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Woman Shot in Leg on S. Governors Avenue

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Incident Number: 50-22-13683

Date/Time:  Saturday, May 7th, 2022 at 1:23 a.m.

Location: Area of S. Governors Avenue and Loockerman 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 morning.  Officers responded to the area of S. Governors Avenue and Loockerman Street for a report of shots fired at approximately 1:23 a.m.  Upon arrival, officers located a 27-year-old female with a gunshot wound to the leg.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  Several shell casings were located in the area of S. Governors Avenue and Minor Street Alley.  Witnesses advised officers that two black male subjects were involved in an argument in that area just prior to the shots being fired.  

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