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Shooting on Woodcrest Drive

Incident Number:  50-23-1841

Date/Time:  Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 8:03 p.m.

Location: 900 Block of Woodcrest Drive, 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 in the 900 Block of Woodcrest Drive Tuesday evening. The investigation began at approximately 8:03 p.m., when Dover Police were called to the 900 block of Woodcrest Drive for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a residence in the 900 block had been struck by gunfire. Officers contacted the residents of the house and determined that no one was injured as a result of this shooting.

The suspects fled in an unknown direction and a suspect description is currently unavailable.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to 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 t 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestopperweb.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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