Shooting reported at Dover apartment complex

DOVER – A 25-year-old man was shot once and suffered a non-life threatening wound during an incident at Alder Park Apartments early Wednesday morning, police said.

According to the Delaware State Police, a trooper was on scene within a minute at approximately 1 a.m. after Kent County Emergency Operations Center began receiving calls regarding shots fired near “E” building.
Police arrived at the apartment complex on Webbs Lane, and found a man with a gunshot wound to his lower extremity.

The wounded man was transported by EMS to Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital.

No suspect information could be provided, police said.

Police asked anyone with information to contact Detective R. Wright at 698-8429. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, online at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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