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Shots Fired at Empty Vehicle 1-26-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-2829

Date/Time:  Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 12:53AM

Location: 700 Block of S. State Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting of an unoccupied vehicle that occurred on Thursday morning.  At 12:53AM, an unknown suspect fired at least eleven shots at an unoccupied vehicle that was parked near a residence in the 700 Block of S. State Street, striking the vehicle seven times on the driver side.  No injuries resulted from this 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