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Dover Police Investigate Stabbing

Incident Number: 50-22-39061

Date/Time:  Monday, December 19, 2022, at 2:45 a.m.

Location: St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 425 North DuPont Highway, 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 stabbing incident that left a 30-year-old Milford man injured. The investigation began at approximately 03:01 a.m., when Dover Police received a report that the victim was at a hospital in Milford, DE advising he was shot. The ensuing investigation revealed that the victim was at a party at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Dover when he got into an altercation with a black male with long hair, during which time he was stabbed. The victim was transported to the Milford area hospital in a private vehicle and dropped off. The victim was treated at the Milford area hospital and listed as “non critical” condition. 

No further suspect description was provided. 

This 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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