Two boys shot and injured in Dover

Police are investigating after a 12-year-old and 17-year-old were shot Tuesday night in Dover.

According to the Dover Police Department, shortly before 9 p.m., Tuesday officers were called to the 400 Block of Barrister Place for a report of shots fired.

When officers arrived, several shell casings were located at the rear of a home.

While on-scene, police learned that a 12-year-old male and 17-year-old male had been shot.

The 17-year-old was flown to Christiana Hospital with a gunshot wound to the lower torso, and the 12-year-old was shot in the hand and remained in Dover for treatment. Both are expected to survive their injuries.

Police say both victims provided multiple and differing accounts of the incident.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact police.

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