Dover Man Injured In Hampton Drive Shooting

Incident Number:  50-23-37493

Date/Time: Monday, November 13, 2023 at 2:16 p.m.

Location: 100 block of Hampton Drive Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email:

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Hampton Drive Monday afternoon. The investigation began at 2:16 p.m., when Dover Police received a call for a shooting in the 100 block of Hampton Drive. Officers responded and made contact with the victim, a 20-year-old male of Dover, who had sustained a gun shot wound to his upper body and a graze wound on his lower body. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation revealed that as the victim was arriving at his home, three suspects were standing in the area, one of which began firing a handgun at him. The suspects then fled toward Redner’s however could not be located by arriving Officers. The suspects are described as black males wearing ski masks. 

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 ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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