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Shooting on Willis Road

Incident Number:  50-23-30740

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 12:21 a.m.

Location: Unit Block of Willis Road, 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 on Willis Road. The investigation began at 12:21 a.m. on Wednesday when Dover Police received a call for a house that had been damaged by gunfire in the unit block of Willis Road. Officers responded and observed damage on the residence consistent with being shot by gunfire. Investigation revealed that several homes were shot in the area as a result of a shooting and it was determined that this incident occurred between 6:50 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening. No injures were reported.

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.

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