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Shots Fired During Altercation in Parking Lot 1-29-16

Complaint # 50-16-3038

Date/Time:  Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 1:40AM

Location:  879 N. DuPont Highway (McDonald’s), Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred at the McDonald’s at 879 N. DuPont Highway.  At approximately 1:40AM, several unknown persons were involved in an altercation outside of the restaurant when one of them fired multiple shots.  Several rounds struck the restaurant’s exterior, but no injuries were reported.  All of the subjects fled the area prior to police arrival.

The investigation is 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 http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.