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Delaware State Police Investigating Shooting Incident- Dover

Date Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Dover- Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred early this morning and left one man wounded.

The incident occurred on February 28, 2021, at approximately 12:49 a.m., when troopers were dispatched to Oasis Hookah Lounge located 4115 North DuPont Highway, Dover, in reference to a shooting. Investigation has determined a 23-year-old male was walking to his vehicle in the parking lot when multiple gunshots were fired. Subsequently, the victim was shot once in the upper extremity. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and treated for a gunshot wound.

There is no suspect information at this time and no other reported injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Ford with Delaware State Police Troop 3 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-698-8569.  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@state.de.us.

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