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Home Struck by Gunfire on New Castle Avenue

Incident Number: 50-21-17839

Date/Time:  Monday. June 21, 2021 at 8:09 p.m.

Location: 400 Block of New Castle Avenue, 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 shooting that damaged an occupied residence on Monday evening.  Officers responded to the 400 Block of New Castle Avenue for a report of shots fired.  When they arrived, a female occupant of the home advised that a single round had struck the front of her residence.  No injuries were reported.    

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.