Dover Police are searching for a suspect wanted in a June 17 shooting in Capitol Green.

Dover Police are investigating a June 17 shooting that left one man with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The incident took place at approximately 10:13 p.m., said department spokesman Capt. Tim Stump.

Reports indicate the 23-year-old man was standing with a group of friends at the corner of Water Street and New Castle Avenue in Capitol Green when they were approached by a black man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

The group fled when they saw the man pull a handgun, Stump said; the victim told police he heard a shot and was hit in the lower part of one of his legs.

The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302) 736-7111.Callers may remain anonymous. Tips also may be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or online at