Man Walks Out Of His Dover Home Into Barrage Of Gunfire

Dover – The Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired incident that took place in the Capital Park development on Saturday evening, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said at approximately 6:52 p.m., Saturday, December 28, 2019, Troopers responded to the unit block of State Circle in Capitol Park for the report of shots being fired. The initial investigation determined that a 31-year-old male had just exited his residence and was walking towards his vehicle which was parked at the end of his driveway when an unknown suspect opened fire.

The male subject was not struck however the residence was struck by seven rounds and two vehicles that were parked in the area were each struck by one round.

During a search of the area Troopers recovered multiple 9mm and 40 caliber shell casings from the adjacent roadway and yard of the residence.

At this time there have been no reported injuries connected to this shooting and there is no suspect information nor a possible motive for the shooting, said Austin.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective P. Campbell of the Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit by calling (302) 698-8504.