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Shots Fired, Vehicle Struck on Cecil Street 3-24-16

Complaint # 50-16-9028

Date/Time:   Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 at 12:36PM

Location:  Cecil Street and New Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an incident where eight shots were fired in the area of Cecil and New Street in Dover.  The incident occurred on Wednesday at 12:36PM when an unknown black male, wearing all black, fired at a white SUV or truck in the area.  One round struck the windshield of a Chrysler Sebring in the area.  The vehicle that is believed to have been the intended target fled the scene 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