Dover Police are investigating after they were called to the unit block of S. New Street just after midnight on Tuesday for a shooting incident.
Dover (DE): The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured two persons on Tuesday morning. According to police spokesman Mark Hoffman, “Officers responded to the Unit Block of South New Street for a report of shots fired.”
“When they arrived, officers located a 30-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his cheek.”, Hoffman said. “The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital by ambulance.”
Officials say while officers remained on scene, they were advised that a second male victim (22) had arrived at Kent General Hospital by private vehicle with gunshot wound to his leg.
Neither victim’s injuries are life-threatening. A home was also struck in the area.
The 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 delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.