Troopers Release Video Stills Of Suspect, Persons Of Interest In Dover-Area Shooting

Dover– The Delaware State Police are releasing photographs in an attempt to identify the pictured suspect vehicle and persons of interest who were involved in a shots fired incident.

Two separate videos shared with First State Update captured the incident as it occurred. Those videos can be viewed here Video 1 Video 2

On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at approximately 4:49 p.m. the two pictured pedestrians were walking on Willis Branch Drive. The pictured suspect vehicle pulled up next to the two pedestrians and began shooting. The suspect vehicle and pedestrians fled the area with no reported injuries. Further investigation determined a bullet from the shooting struck a residence on Walters Way.

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Dover- Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired incident which took place Tuesday evening, according to Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said on December 22, 2020, at approximately 4:49 p.m., troopers responded to Walters Way in the Hidden Brook Development for a report of shots fired. The investigation determined three occupants were inside of their residence and heard two gunshots outside of the home. The occupants then observed a projectile lying in the hallway inside of the home. Additionally, Troopers discovered a bullet hole in the corner of the residence. Inside the home during the incident was a 63-year-old male, a 53-year-old female, and a 14-year-old female. No one was injured during the incident.

Further investigation discovered two unknown pedestrians were walking on Willis Branch Drive near the victim’s residence when a dark-colored sedan pulled up next to them and began shooting. The pedestrians and suspect vehicle fled the area. There are no reports of injuries and the identities of pedestrians and occupants of the suspect vehicle are unknown at this time.

Two separate videos shared with First State Update captured the incident as it occurred. Those videos can be viewed here Video 1 Video 2

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Det. Ford with Delaware State Police Troop 3 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-698-8569. 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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