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Police Investigating Double Shooting In Dover

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured two persons on Friday night in the 400 Block of Barrister Place, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said officers responded to the area for a report of shots fired at approximately 8:15 PM. Upon arrival, it was learned that multiple vehicles and at least one home was struck by gunfire. While officers were on scene, two victims arrived at the hospital at separate times by separate vehicles.

A 24-year-old male arrived with a gunshot wound to his right hand. A 28-year-old male arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound to his neck and his leg. Neither victim’s injuries are life-threatening, said Hoffman.

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