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Shots Fired on South Kirkwood Street

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Incident Number: 50-22-13523

Date/Time:  Thursday, May 5th, 2022 at 2:18 p.m.

Location: Unit Block of S. Kirkwood 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 shooting that occurred on Thursday afternoon.  At approximately 2:18 p.m., officers responded to a vacant lot in the Unit Block of South Kirkwood Street for a report of multiple shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers located several shell casings in the area and contacted residents of the Unit Block of S. Queen Street that backs up to the area where the shooting occurred.  It was determined that no injuries resulted from the shooting but that two homes on S. Queen Street were struck by gunfire.  Witnesses reported that the suspects possibly fled in a black sedan.

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