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Early Morning Shooting On South New Street

Incident Number: 50-22-27290

Date/Time:  Saturday, September 3, 2022, at 9:31 a.m.

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

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 24-year-old Wilmington man injured Saturday morning. Officers responded to Bayhealth Kent Campus at 9:31 a.m. for the report of a male with a gun shot wound to his leg. Officers contacted the victim, who advised that he was in the 100 block of South New Street Dover, DE when he was shot. The victim was uncooperative with Detectives and would not provide any additional information or suspect description.

Officers checked the area where this shooting occurred and located a spent shell casing.

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