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Vehicle Struck by Gunfire in Sussex Avenue Alley 5-22-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-13222

Date/Time:  Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 11:53PM

Location:  400 Block of Sussex Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that left an unoccupied vehicle with damage.  At approximately 11:53PM on Thursday, May 21st, officers responded to the rear alley of the 400 Block of Sussex Avenue for a report of shots fired.  Officers located several shell casings on the ground along with a vehicle that was struck by multiple rounds.  The vehicle was unoccupied at the time of the incident. 

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.