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Shooting On New Street

Staff WriterDover Police, Police & Fire, RSS

Incident Number:  50-24-16742

Date/Time: Monday, May 13th, 2024 at 10:43 p.m.

Location: Unit Block of South New Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: [email protected]

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a home damaged, and a 24-year-old male of Dover injured Monday night. The investigation began at 10:43 p.m., when Dover Police was called for shots fired in the unit block of South New Street. Officers responded to the scene and found a home that was occupied by a 60-year-old male, and a 70-year-old male, both of Dover, damaged by gunfire. The men were not injured as a result of the shooting. While on scene, it was reported that a 24-year-old male of Dover had arrived at Bayhealth Kent Campus with a gun shot wound to his arm. The victim was uncooperative with Detectives and would not provide any additional information or suspect description.

The ensuing investigation revealed the the 24-year-old male was walking with someone on South New Street when a suspect dressed in dark clothing began shooting at them, striking the victim in the arm. The suspect then left the area and the victim went to Bayhealth Kent Campus. 

There are no additional 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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