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Shots Fired, Bubba’s Night Club 3-7-16

Complaint # 50-16-7126

Date/Time:   Sunday, March 6th, 2016 at 1:36AM

Location:  Bubba’s Night Club, 865 North DuPont Highway, Dover

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating after multiple gunshots were fired in the parking lot of Bubba’s Night Club on Sunday morning.  At approximately 1:36 AM, officers responded for a call of 300-400 people loitering in the parking lot of the night club and the adjacent Home Depot.  Officers responded and began dispersing the crowd when gunfire erupted in the parking lot of Bubba’s.  No injuries were reported, and only one vehicle was struck.  Officers recovered 22 shell casings from two different caliber firearms in the parking lot of Bubba’s, near the front entrance.  Officers had difficulty locating the persons responsible due to the large crowd and people fleeing the area.

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