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Shooting on Schoolhouse Lane

Incident Number:  50-23-12906

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at 10:29 p.m.

Location: Schoolhouse Lane 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 on Schoolhouse Lane Wednesday evening. The investigation began when the victim, a 47-year-old female of Dover, arrived at Bayhealth Kent Campus with a gunshot wound to her lower body. The ensuing investigation revealed that the victim was walking her dog on Schoolhouse Lane when unknown subjects began arguing in the area. The victim then heard several gun shots and was shot. The victim was transported to Bayhealth by a privately owned vehicle for treatment. There are currently no leads or suspect description.

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 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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