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Dover Police Investigating Late Report of Shots Fired at Residence on Slaughter Street 5-31-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-16383

Date/Time: Thursday, May 30th, 2019 at 3:38PM

Location: 700 Block of Slaughter Street, Dover, DE

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


Dover Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred late Wednesday evening that left a house damaged.  The incident occurred Wednesday night, but was not reported to police until Thursday afternoon.  The residents advised police that their residence was struck by gunfire 5-6 times.  The residents stayed in a bedroom and did not notify police.  There were no reports of shots fired or other significant activity in the area of Slaughter Street during the time this incident occurred.  No injuries occurred as a result of this incident.

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.