Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday morning in Dover.
On November 19, 2023, at approximately 2:58 a.m., troopers responded to Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus, for a report of a 44-year-old Dover man being treated for gunshot wounds.
During the investigation, troopers learned the victim was reportedly asleep in his camper in the rear of a residence on the 200 block of North Old Mill Road in Dover when an unknown suspect entered the camper and shot him. The victim was struck by multiple rounds of gunfire to his upper body. After the suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction, the victim sought help from a neighbor. There is no additional information regarding the suspect at this time.
Delaware State Police Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit is still investigating this shooting. Detectives are asking anyone who witnessed or has information regarding this case to contact Detective P. Campbell by calling 302-698-8504. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.
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 need 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 at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at [email protected].
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