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Shots Fired in Schutte Park

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Incident Number: 50-22-12948

Date/Time:  Saturday, April 30th, 2022 at 7:08 p.m.

Location: Schutte Park, Electric 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 large fight that resulted in shots being fired at Schutte Park on Saturday evening.  At approximately 7:08 p.m., officers responded to the park for a report of shots fired.  When they arrived, a large uncooperative crowd was dispersing.  Officers located multiple shell casings in the area and found that one vehicle was struck.  No injuries were reported.  It was learned that there was a large gathering/party in the park and that a fight occurred prior to shots being fired.   If you wish to provide information on this case or other criminal activity, please 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.

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