The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at The Depot Thursday afternoon, leaving a 23-year-old Dover man injured. At approximately 4:06 p.m., Dover Police responded Bayhealth Kent Campus for the report of a man with a gunshot wound to his hand. Officers went to the hospital and contacted the victim who told them that he was at the Depot earlier in the day and was shot by a black male wearing a black puffy coat. No further description of the suspect is available at this time. No other injuries were reported as a result of this shooting.
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 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