Shooting at Wawa

Incident Number:  50-23-37477

Date/Time: Monday, December 2, 2023 at 5:34 a.m.

Location: Wawa, 1450 Forrest Ave Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 45 year old male of Dover injured early Saturday morning. The investigation began at 5:34 a.m., when Dover Police was called for a shooting at Wawa, 1450 Forrest Avenue. Officers responded to the area and located the victim who had sustained gunshot wounds to his upper body. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus where he was treated for his injuries.

The ensuing investigation revealed that the victim was returning to his vehicle after exiting the store when he heard gunshots and realized he was shot. No suspect description is available 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 ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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