Troopers Investigating Shots Fired Complaint-Dover

Dover- The Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired complaint in which an unoccupied parked vehicle was shot at several times.

The incident occurred on August 8, 2020, at approximately 4:19 a.m., when Troopers responded to the 200 block of N. Governors Blvd, Capitol Park, Dover in reference to criminal mischief of a vehicle. Upon arrival it was determined that a vehicle parked in the driveway of the residence was shot at four times. The occupants of the home were contacted and denied observing the shooting and could not provided any suspect information.  The vehicle was registered to a guest of the residence, who was from Virginia.  There were no injuries as a result of this incident.

Several neighbors in the area were contacted and reported hearing the gunshots, however they could not provide any suspect information.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Troop 3, Detective Ford at 302-697-4454.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 081020 1032





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