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Shots Fired on Old Forge Drive on Sunday Morning 11-4-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34951

Date/Time:  Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 at 1:08AM

Location:  100 Block of Old Forge Drive, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 100 Block of Old Forge Drive on Sunday morning.  At approximately 1:08AM, a 21-year-old female observed several black male subjects walking around her vehicle in front of her residence.  They walked away from her vehicle and were standing near a black hatchback vehicle parked on Old Forge Drive.  The female drove in her vehicle toward the subjects when one male pulled a handgun and fired several rounds, striking her vehicle in the rear passenger side door.  The female stated that she open carries a handgun and returned fire before fleeing in her vehicle.  No injuries were reported and no shots appeared to strike anything else in the area.  One of the male subjects were described as being a black male wearing a blue jacket.  The group of subjects fled in the black hatchback vehicle.

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.