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Unoccupied Vehicle Struck by Gunfire

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Incident Number: 50-21-37746

Date/Time:  Friday, December 10th, 2021 at approximately 8:10 p.m.

Location: 400 Block of Barrister Place, 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 unoccupied vehicle in the 400 Block of Barrister Place on Friday evening. At approximately 8:10 p.m., officers responded to the area after receiving multiple calls for shots fired. Upon arrival, they located multiple shell casings on the roadway and a Dodge Durango SUV that was struck several times by gunfire. No injuries were reported and no other property appeared to be damaged as a result.

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