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Shooting on Reese Street

Incident Number:  50-23-29946

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 3:17 p.m.

Location: 100 block of Reese Street, 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 left a 20-year-old male and a 16-year-old male, both of Dover, injured early Wednesday afternoon. The investigation began at 3:17 p.m., when Officers were called to the 100 block of Reese Street for the report of a shooting. The victim, a 20-year-old male, left the scene and went to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment of a gun shot wound to his lower body prior to Police arrival. Officers responded and located shell casings in the 100 block of Reese Street and while on scene, were notified of a second victim, a 16-year-old male, that was now in the 700 block of Slaughter Street. The 16-year-old had been shot in the lower body and was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment. There are no leads 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 at 800-TIP-3333 or online at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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