Police Investigating Second Double Shooting In Less Than A Week


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured two persons on Tuesday morning, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said at approximately 12:27 AM, officers responded to the Unit Block of South New Street for a report of shots fired. When they arrived, officers located a 30-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his cheek.

The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital by ambulance. While officers remained on scene, they were advised that a second male victim (22) had arrived at Kent General Hospital by private vehicle with gunshot wound to his leg. Neither victim’s injuries are life-threatening. A home was also struck in the area.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130.

This lasted shooting comes just five days after two were shot in another Dover.

Police Investigating Double Shooting In Dover

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