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Police Investigating Double Drive-By Shooting At Dover Park

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two men injured on Sunday evening, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said at approximately 6:47 PM, officers responded to Dover Park, located at 1200 White Oak Road, for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, a 19-year-old male was located with a gunshot wound to his leg and was transported by EMS to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital. A 20-year-old male was also transported by a private vehicle to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital with gunshot wounds to his arm and hip.

Hoffman said the suspects possibly shot from a moving vehicle that fled from the park following the incident.

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Both victims were listed in stable condition as of September 23rd, 2019.

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