Man Shot In Head Narrowly Escapes Death

Dover – The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Wednesday night at 9:27 PM, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said the incident occurred in the 200 Block of North New Street when officers responded to the area for reports of shots fired.

Officers canvassed the area of a home that was struck once by the gunfire. As officers were on scene, a 22-year-old male victim responded to Kent General Hospital with a graze wound to his head and a gunshot wound to his hand.

The victim was being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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