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Police Investigating Shooting in Dover

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DOVER, Del.- Troopers are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning south of Dover.
 
Police say it happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 1000 block of John Clark Road in Rodney Village.

Troopers arrived on scene, along with Dover and Camden Police, for reported shots fired. They secured the area and attempted to contact several witnesses as they tried to leave a party.

Through witness interviews, police learned an argument began outside of a party, and escalated into a fight. Police say shots were fired, and a 15-year-old girl was hit. She was taken to the hospital and treated for her non-life threatening injury. Police say the do not believe she was the intended target of the shooting.   
 
The Delaware State Police Criminal Investigations Unit assigned to Troop 3 is currently investigating this incident. The investigation is in the early stages and more information will be released when it becomes available.
 
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective T. Ford at 302-698-8569.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

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