One dead, several injured in Dover drive-by shooting

A homicide investigation is underway in Dover after one person was killed and several others were injured in a drive-by shooting.

According to Delaware State Police, around 1 a.m., Sunday troopers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Nathaniel Mitchell Road for reports of a shooting.

Police arrived and located three men and two women all suffering from gunshot wounds.

All victims were transported to Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus for treatment. At the hospital, a 22-year-old male victim was pronounced dead.

The two other male victims, ages 25 and 19, are in stable condition.

A 25-year-old woman was transported from Bayhealth to Christiana Hospital in critical condition and the other 19-year-old woman was treated and released.

A total of five people were struck by gunfire.

The initial investigation revealed that there was a party at the home and people were standing in the front yard at the time when a vehicle approached and an unknown number of occupants got out and started firing rounds at the partygoers.

Police are continuing their investigation and urge anyone with information to come forward.

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