Troopers Investigating Shots Fired Incident – Newark

Newark- The Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired incident that occurred Saturday morning.

The preliminary investigation into this incident occurred on August 8, 2020, at approximately 2:25 a.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the Sonesta Suites Hotel located at 240 Chapman Road, Newark, for a report of shots being fired.  Upon arrival, three shell casings were located on the roadway in front of the hotel. .

At this time there have been no reports of any injuries and there is no suspect information.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Delaware State Police Troop 1 at  302-761-6677.  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, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell

Released: 081020 0923


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