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Unoccupied Vehicle Shot in Capitol Green

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Incident Number: 50-22-14303

Date/Time:  Thursday, May 12th, 2022 at 9:54 p.m.

Location: Rear Alley of the 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 unoccupied vehicle on Thursday night.  Officers responded to the Capitol Green neighborhood for a report of shots fired at approximately 9:54 p.m.  Shortly after, a 23-year-old male notified police that his vehicle had been struck multiple times.  The vehicle was parked in the rear alley of the 400 Block of New Castle Avenue.  The vehicle was struck at least seven times.   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.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us

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