Troopers Close Road East Over Dover After Reported Shooting

At around 9:00 Saturday morning rescue crews responded to Country Haven Lane east of Dover for a shooting. Initial reports indicate that one person was transported to the hospital.

At around 11:30 DelDOT posted a message alerting motorists that Dyke Branch Road was closed due to police activity.
“DYKE BRANCH RD IS CLOSED BETWEEN E DENNEYS RD AND WHEEL OF FORTUNE RD DUE TO POLICE ACTIVITY.”

The marker on the mapĀ above shows the location of the current police activity according to a reader. The star is the area where the rescue crews responded this morning. The map below shows activity a little closer to where crews respond this morning.

The reader reports that they can’t leave their home due to the road closure.

This is a developing story.

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