Shooting in Simon Circle

Staff WriterDover Police, Police & Fire, RSS

Incident Number:  50-24-21187

Date/Time: Friday, June 14th, 2024 at 9:49 p.m.

Location: 300 Block of Simon Circle, 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 16-year-old injured Friday night. The investigation began at 9:49 p.m., when Dover Police received a call for shots fired in Simon Circle. Officers responded and located the victim who had sustained gun shot wounds to his lower body. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment and later discharged. The investigation revealed that the suspects entered the Simon Circle neighborhood with firearms and shot the victim. The suspects then fled in a vehicle.

Detectives are actively working to determine the exact number of suspects and any description. 

There are no additional leads 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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