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Dover Police Investigate a Shooting Complaint Where a House was Struck by a Bullet

Dover Police Department Complaint #:



05/29/2015 @ 9:30am to 11:30pm

Location of Incident:

100 Block Irma Street, Dover, De

Victim: Male

Victim Age: 83


On Friday, May 29, 2015 the Dover Police Department responded a residence in the 100 Block of Irma Street in Dover for a report of a bullet fired into a residence.  The investigation revealed that an unknown suspect fired a bullet that traveled thru the front window across the room and lodged into the rear door jam of the residence.  Based on the physical evidence at the scene the shot appeared to have come from the area of Simon Circle and Reese Street.  The victim stated that neither he nor his wife heard any gunshots at the house.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with 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.

Officer releasing this information:

Lt. Jason Pires

(302) 736-7145