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Troopers Investigating Home Invasion/Shooting- Dover


Date Posted: Sunday, January 6th, 2019

Dover (19901)–  The Delaware State Police are investigating a report of home invasion in which one individual was shot last evening.

The incident occurred on January 5, 2019 at approximately 5:57 p.m. when Troopers were dispatched to the 200 block of Kentwood Drive, Kentwood Mobile Home Park for a report of a home invasion and shooting.  Upon arrival, it was discovered that a 30-year-old male had sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body.

Further investigation revealed that two unknown suspects had entered the residence.  Upon the victim being shot, both suspects fled the scene.  There were two other adult individuals in the residence during this incident.  Both individuals were not injured.

The 30-year-old victim from Cambridge, MD was transported to a local area hospital in serious condition.

The suspects fled the residence without obtaining any property.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective D. Grassi at (302) 365-8441.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@delaware.gov

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 010619 0728

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