Cheltenham woman shot multiple times at a Dover hotel ballroom party

A 20-year-old female from Cheltenham Township sustained multiple gunshot wounds to her upper and lower body on Saturday, February 17 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Dover, Delaware.

According to the Dover Police Department, officers were notified at 10:58pm for the report of a shots fired. A large party was in the ballroom of the hotel, and a suspect began shooting for unknown reasons, police said.

Officers on scene rendered aid until she was turned over to EMS personnel and transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. A cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7130, with anonymous callers allowed. Tips can also be submitted through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or at

The victim’s name was not released. The investigation is ongoing, officials said.

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