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Shooting In Manchester Square Leaves Dover Man Injured

Incident Number:  50-23-1331

Date/Time:  Thursday, January 12, 2023, 5:48 p.m.

Location: Unit Block of Stevenson Drive, 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 shooting that occurred in Manchester Square that left a 20-year-old male from Dover injured Thursday evening. The investigation began at approximately 5:48 p.m., when Dover Police were called to the unit block of Stevenson Drive for the report of shots fired. Officers responded to check the area and did not locate a victim at this time. Shortly after, a 20-year-old male walked into an area hospital with a gun shot wound in his face. The victim was unable to communicate well with officers based off of his injury and he was transferred to a New Castle County hospital for further treatment.

There are no leads and no suspect information available at this time.

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 t 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestopperweb.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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