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Shots Fired at Intersection of Webbs Lane and S. DuPont Highway 12-24-2019

Date/Time:  Monday, December 23rd, 2019 at 9:10PM

Location:  Area of S. DuPont Highway at Webbs Lane, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of the intersection of S. DuPont Highway at Webbs Lane on Monday night at approximately 9:10PM.  Arriving officers spoke to a 19-year-old male who advised that following a confrontation with a silver or tan van behind him, several shots were fired by the occupant(s) of the van.  The occupants were only described as several black males in their teens or early 20’s.  No injuries resulted from the incident, however the exterior of the Rite-Aid store at the intersection was struck twice. Several shell casings were also recovered from the scene.

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.