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Two Homes Struck by Gunfire on S. Governors Avenue 1-7-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-00670

Date/Time:  Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 6:58PM

Location:  Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue,  Dover, DE

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


Two occupied homes were struck by gunfire on Monday evening in the Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue.  No injuries resulted from the incident, but the homes did sustain damage.  It was determined that an unknown suspect fired multiple shots in the area between S. New Street and S. Governors Avenue.   

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.