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Home Shot on Sussex Avenue 1-30-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-3550

Date/Time:  Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 at 10:22PM

Location:  400 Block of Sussex Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a shooting incident that damaged a home on Wednesday night.  At approximately 10:22PM, officers responded to a residence in the 400 Block of Sussex Avenue after being notified that a window to the home was shattered.  Upon arrival, officers were able to determine that the home was struck by a single round and located one shell casing in the roadway in front of the home.  The home was occupied by three people at the time of the incident with no injuries occurring.  

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.