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Dover Police Identify Man Shot And Killed Christmas Morning

The Dover Police Department continues to investigate the homicide that occurred on the morning of December 25th in the area of Town Pointe Apartments.  The victim in the case has been identified as Jermaine Scott (29) of Dover, Delaware.  Further details of the case are being withheld for investigative purposes officials said Wednesday..

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The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a Dover man in his late twenties that occurred on Friday morning, according to Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman.

Hoffman said at approximately 2:13 a.m. Friday, December 25, 2020, officers responded to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for a report of a gunshot victim arriving by private vehicle. The victim succumbed to his injuries after arriving at the hospital. Further details are not being released at this time for investigative purposes.

The Dover Police Department is withholding the name and age of the victim until the next of kin has been notified.

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

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