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Multiple Shots Fired on Kirkwood Street 3-23-16

Complaint # 50-16-8974

Date/Time:   Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 9:21PM

Location:  Unit Block of North Kirkwood Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shots fired complaint that occurred on Tuesday night.  At approximately 9:21PM, a 17-year-old victim was walking on the Unit Block of North Kirkwood Street.  While walking, an unknown male suspect, wearing all black, began shooting at him from across the street.  The victim ran into his residence on North Kirkwood Street.  All of the rounds missed the victim, but struck three homes and a vehicle.  Several shell casings were found in the area where the suspect was shooting from.

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