Home Invasion Shooting on Old Forge Drive

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Incident Number:  50-24-5271

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024 at 12:44 a.m.

Location: 100 Block of Old Forge Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a home invasion shooting that left a 31-year-old male of Dover injured early Wednesday morning. The investigation began at 12:44 a.m. when Dover Police Department was called to a residence in the 100 block of Old Forge Drive for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located the victim, a 31-year-old male, who had sustained a gun shot wound in his upper body. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment. The ensuing investigation revealed that 3 black males entered the residence armed with firearms by kicking the back door in and once inside, shot the victim. No other injuries were reported as a result of this shooting and the suspects were gone when Police arrived.

The suspects are described as black males wearing masks. No other description is 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 www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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