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Shots Fired on S. New Street 4-26-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12621

Date/Time:  Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 3:02AM

Location:  Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning in the unit block of S. New Street.  At approximately 3:02AM, officers responded to the area for numerous reports of shots being fired.  Officers canvassed the area and learned that an occupied home and an unoccupied vehicle were struck by the gunfire.  No injuries were reported as a result of 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