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Shots Fired in Area of River Road and Water Street 9-1-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-29397

Date/Time:  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10:01PM

Location:   River Road, south of Water Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Wednesday night.  At approximately 10:01PM, a male and female victim were driving in the area of River Road and Water Street when a burgundy SUV with dark tinted windows pulled along side.  Shots were fired out of the SUV at the victims’ vehicle, striking the driver side door three times.  Neither occupant of the vehicle suffered injuries from the incident.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. 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