Troopers: Man Opens Fire On Crowd During Verbal Confrontation

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Dover- The Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired incident that occurred last evening, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred on June 19, 2020, at approximately 10:52 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to 5485 South Dupont Hwy, Dover (Uncle Willies Woodside), in reference to a shots fired complaint. Upon arrival, it was learned that five individuals had engaged in a verbal confrontation with subjects in a dark-colored vehicle in the parking lot of the business. A male subject exited the vehicle and fired several shots from a handgun at the group of individuals and then fled the area, said Jaffe. There were no reports of injury as a result of this incident.

A total of (9) .40 caliber shell casings were recovered at the scene. It was determined that three of the rounds struck the Uncle Willies building. The shooter was described as a black male and was in the company of a female.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Costlow at Troop 3 by calling 302-697-4454. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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