Dover Police Investigate Homicide On Ann Avenue

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Incident Number: 50-23-41259

Date/Time:  Thursday, December 14, 2023, at 8:45 p.m.

Location: Unit Block of Ann Avenue, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: [email protected]

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a 42-year-old male, of Dover, and left a 59-year-old male, of Dover, injured. The investigation began at approximately 8:45 p.m. on Thursday night, when Dover Police received the call for a shooting in the unit block of Ann Avenue. Officers responded and found both victims had been shot in the upper body. Both victims were transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment where the 42-year-old male died as a result of his injuries. The 59-year-old male is in stable condition. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of his family. There are no leads and no suspect description available at this time.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance. You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: [email protected]

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