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Dover Police Investigating Homicide on South Bradford Street

Incident Number: 50-22-32148

Date/Time:  Sunday, October 16, 2022, at 1:12 a.m.

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

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred early Sunday morning on South Bradford Street. The investigation began at approximately 1:12 a.m., when Dover Police received a call for a shooting in the 100 block of South Bradford Street. Upon arrival, officers and medical personnel located the victim, a 29-year-old male, with a gun shot wound to his lower body. First responders began providing medical attention to the victim and he was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The name of the victim is being withheld until next of kin has been notified.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130.  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.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us

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