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Home Struck by Gunfire 7-26-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-23942

Date/Time:   Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 7:25PM

Location:  100 Block of Davis Circle, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday evening.  At approximately 7:25PM, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Davis Circle and Lincoln Street.  Witnesses provided mixed reports of occupants from two separate vehicles shooting at each other on Lincoln Street, as they traveled in opposite directions.  During the incident, a home in the 100 Block of Davis Circle was struck by a single round.  The home was occupied, but none of the occupants were injured.

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