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Occupied Home Shot Multiple Times 10-17-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-34996

Date/Time:  Sunday, October 16th, 2016 at 11:45PM

Location:   400 Block of New Castle Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department responded to a shooting in the 400 Block of New Castle Avenue on Sunday night.  At approximately 11:45PM, an unknown suspect fired multiple shots in the area, striking a home in the 400 Block of New Castle Avenue at least three times that was occupied by five people.  Multiple shell casings were found in the area.

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