Man shot three times in Dover

DOVER – A 27-year-old man was shot three times on Tuesday afternoon, and authorities said a person of interest is in custody.

The Dover Police Department said the alleged incident occurred at approximately 3:01 p.m. in the 100 block of S. Queen Street. The wounded man was taken to Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital for treatment, police said.

Limited details were available as the investigation was ongoing, according to authorities.

Police asked anyone with information to call 736-7111 or the Criminal Investigations Unit at 736-7138. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.

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