Incident Number: 50-23-15148
Date/Time: Monday May 15, 2023 at 2:42 p.m.
Location: Saulsbury Road and Forrest Avenue, 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 shots fired complaint that occurred Monday afternoon just prior to schools being released for the day. The investigation began when Dover Police received the report of a shooting in the area of Saulsbury Road and Forrest Avenue at 2:42 p.m. Initial reports indicated that two vehicles were involved in this incident and fled eastbound. Officers responded to the scene and schools in the immediate area implemented safety protocols to ensure their students were safe. Officers contacted witnesses and canvassed the area however at this time, there have been no victims or suspects identified.
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 at 800-TIP-3333 or online at www.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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