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Vehicle Shot on South New Street 8-5-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-19204

Date/Time:  Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 at 2:28PM

Location:  Area of South New Street and Reed Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   Sergeant Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting of a vehicle that occurred on Tuesday afternoon.  At approximately 2:28 p.m., in the area of South New Street and Reed Street, unknown suspect(s) shot the vehicle’s engine compartment multiple times, causing it to become disabled.  The suspects fled in an unknown vehicle.  The 35-year-old male victim was uncooperative with detectives trying to investigate the incident.  No injuries were reported to police.

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.