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Shooting on Barrister Place

Incident Number: 50-23-18558

Date/Time: Sunday, June 11th, 2023 at 11:13 p.m.

Location: 400 Block of Barrister Place, 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 the 400 block of Barrister Place, leaving a 19-year-old male of dover injured Sunday evening. The investigation began when Dover Police received a call for shots fired in Barrister Place at 11:13 p.m. Officers responded and could not locate any victims on the scene. While on scene, the victim showed up to Bayhealth Kent Campus in a private motor vehicle with a gun shot wound to his upper body as a result of the above shooting. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Further examination of the scene revealed that a vehicle had also been struck by gunfire during this shooting causing damage to a rear window. 

There are no leads and no suspect description available at this time. No other injuries were reported.

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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