Dover Police: Woman shot while in vehicle with child; investigation ongoing

A shooting remains under investigation, after police say a woman was shot while sitting in a vehicle with a child, in Dover.

The Dover Police Department says on Tuesday, just before 12:30 AM, officers responded to the unit block of South New Street for reports of shots fired, in Dover. Once on scene, police say they learned that a 23-year-old woman was sitting in a parked vehicle with a 24-year-old man and a 1-year-old girl, when an unknown suspect reportedly fired several shots at the car.

Authorities say the 23-year-old victim was shot once in the torso. No other occupants of the vehicle were injured during the incident. The victim was reportedly taken to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where she was treated for her injury.

This shooting remains under investigation by Dover PD.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7130 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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