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Shooting on South New Street

Incident Number: 50-22-17645

Date and Time: Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 9:53 p.m.

Location: 100 Block of South New Street, Dover, DE

Contact: Dover Police Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman Email: mark.hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 20-year-old male in critical condition as the result of multiple gunshot wounds. Officers responded to the 100 Block of South New Street at approximately 9:53 p.m. for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they located the male victim lying in the roadway and began first aid until medics arrived and transported the victim to Bayhealth Kent Campus. The victim was struck a total of eight times by gunfire with injuries to his upper extremities and torso. The victim remains hospitalized in critical condition

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