Dover barber shop shooting injures one man



DOVER, Del – Police say a man was shot at a Dover salon on Saturday afternoon and now they are looking for the person who pulled the trigger.

Officers responded to Janaid’s Salon around 3:10 p.m. on West Loockerman Street for reports of a shooting. A 31-year-old male victim was found with a single gunshot wound to his shoulder area.

Police learned that about 20 people were inside the salon when the victim was involved in an altercation with another man, which escalated into an exchange of gunfire between the two men.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he underwent surgery for his injuries and is in serious but stable condition.

Police say no one inside the business was able to identify the suspect. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at

A cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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