A 23-year-old was found shot multiple times in his lower back in the 100 block of South New Street last night at around 11:20 p.m. The victim was found to have 2.1 grams of cocaine and a large amount of money in his possession. Several 9mm shell casings were found near the injured man, according to the Dover Police Department.
The 23-year-old underwent emergency surgery and is believed to be in critical but stable condition.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302 736-7111. 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 on-line at www.tipsubmit.com