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Shooting at Periwinkle Drive and Caroline Place 6-13-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-19384

Date/Time:   Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 11:17PM

Location:   Periwinkle Drive and Caroline Place, 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 in the area of Periwinkle Drive and Caroline Place.  Officers responded to that location after a call for shots fired at approximately 11:17PM.  Upon arrival, it was learned that two unknown male suspects approached the intersection on foot and began shooting towards two female victims who were standing near the roadway.  None of the females were injured, but an unoccupied vehicle was struck by gunfire and several shell casings were found on scene.  The suspects then fled south on Caroline Place to an unknown location.

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