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Gunshots Strike Home on Roberta Avenue 11-26-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-36763

Date/Time:  Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 at 4:38AM

Location:  500 Block of Roberta Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an incident where a home was struck by gunfire on Tuesday morning.  At approximately 4:38AM, officers responded to the 500 Block of Roberta Avenue for a report of multiple shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers located several shell casings on the roadway and found that a home in the 500 Block of Roberta Avenue had been struck multiple times.  While the home was occupied by several people, no injuries occurred.  

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.