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Dover Man Injured In Shooting on Village Drive

Incident Number:  50-23-5556

Date/Time: Monday, February 20, 2023 at 3:57 p.m.

Location: Unit Block of Village 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 Monday afternoon, leaving a 23-year-old Dover man injured. The investigation began when Dover Police received a call for a shooting in the unit block of Village Drive at 3:57 p.m. Officers responded and located the victim who had sustained a gun shot wound to his lower body. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment. His injuries are described as non-life threatening.

Detectives are working to obtain a suspect description 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 www.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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