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Vehicle Struck by Gunfire on S. Governors Avenue 5-17-18

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-15911

Date/Time:   Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 10:37PM

Location:   Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that damaged an unoccupied vehicle on Wednesday night.  At approximately 10:37PM, officers were called to the Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue for a report of multiple shots fired.  When they arrived, officers located shell casings between two homes in the area and then observed that an unoccupied vehicle was struck by gunfire.

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