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Vehicle Shot on S. New Street 5-26-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-15811

Date/Time:   Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 12:19PM

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 an early afternoon shooting that occurred in the first block of S. New Street on Thursday.  At approximately 12:19PM, officers responded to the area for a report of multiple shots fired.  Downtown surveillance cameras showed a vehicle fleeing the scene of the shooting and parking in the area of Fulton and New Streets.  Officers located that vehicle and contacted a subject who was in the vehicle.  That vehicle’s front windshield was struck by a single bullet, however no injuries occurred.

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