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Two Unoccupied Vehicles Struck by Gunfire on Collins Drive

Incident Number: 50-22-20551

Date and Time: Monday, July 4th, 2022 at 8:15 p.m.

Location: 400 Block of Collins Drive, Dover, DE

Contact: Dover Police Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman Email: mark.hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is investigating a report of a shots fired where two vehicles were struck on Monday night. At approximately 8:15 p.m., officers responded to the 400 Block of Collins Drive for a report of a subject with a firearm in the area. Officers responded but did not locate the subject that was described. While on scene, officers spoke with witnesses who advised that there was an altercation between several people in the area. During the altercation, an unknown male suspect fired multiple rounds, striking two unoccupied vehicles that were nearby.

No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

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