Shooting At Wyndham Garden Hotel

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Incident Number:  50-24-5676

Date/Time: Friday, February 16th, 2024 at 10:58 p.m.

Location: Wyndham Garden Hotel, 561 North DuPont Highway 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 left a 20-year-old female of Cheltenham, PA injured late Friday evening. The investigation began at 10:58 p.m., when Dover Police Department was called to the Wyndham Garden Hotel for the report of a shots fired. Officers arrived on scene and located the victim who had sustained gunshot wounds to her upper and lower body. Officers on scene rendered aid until the victim was turned over to EMS personnel. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for additional treatment for non life-threatening injuries.

The ensuing investigation revealed that there was a large party in the ballroom of the hotel and for unknown reasons, a suspect began shooting. The suspect is only described as a male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt 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.

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