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Slaughter Street Shooting Incidents

Incident Number: 50-21-17410/17750

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Location: 700 Block of Slaughter Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is investigating a pair of shooting incidents that occurred at the same residence in the 700 Block of Simon Circle.  The first occurred on June 17th at approximately 5:40 p.m. when an unoccupied vehicle was struck twice by gunfire in front of the residence.  The second incident occurred on Sunday, June 20th, 2021 at 10:55 p.m. when a window to the residence was struck and entered the occupied home.  No injuries resulted from this 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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.