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Vehicle Shot on S. New Street 5-3-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-13402

Date/Time:  Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at 10:02PM

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 on Tuesday night at approximately 10:02PM.  The incident occurred when a 41-year-old female was traveling southbound on S. New Street in her vehicle.  While driving, the victim heard multiple gunshots and her driver side window shattered as a result of being struck by a bullet.  The victim did not see who committed the act.  Officers responded quickly and searched the area extensively, but were unsuccessful in locating the suspect.  The victim did not suffer  any injuries.

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