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Shooting at Ink Studio Damages Business

Incident Number: 50-22-31859

Date/Time:  Thursday, October 13, 2022, at 3:56 p.m.

Location:  Ink Studio, 1040 South State Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at Ink Studios Thursday afternoon leaving the business and a vehicle damaged. At 3:56 p.m., Dover Police received a call for shots fired in the area of Ink Studios. Officers responded and began to look for possible victims. Officers were able to speak to the owner of the business who could not provide any information related to the shooting. Officers noticed that the front door frame was damaged as a result of this incident and the owner’s vehicle, which was parked in the parking lot, was also damaged as a result of this incident. Detectives collected a single 12 gauge shell casing from the area where this shooting occurred. There were no injuries reported as a result of this shooting.

There is no suspect description at this time.

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