Police: Over 50 Rounds Shot Into Home Friday, Early Sunday

Delaware State Police Troop 3’s Criminal Investigations Unit is currently investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred in the town of Little Creek.

The first incident took place on Friday, October 15, 2021, at approximately 12:06 a.m. in the 300 block of Main Street when residents in the area were awakened to the sound of gunfire. Upon further examination, one resident located multiple bullet holes in their house. Troopers canvassed the area and discovered 22 spent shell casings on the west side of the residence in the roadway.

The second incident occurred this morning, Sunday, October 17, 2021, around 4:08 a.m. when once again, residents in the same area were awakened to the sound of gunshots. The same house that was shot on Friday had more damage from bullets during this occurrence. Troopers canvassed the area and discovered more than 30 spent shell casings on the west side of the residence in the roadway.

There were no reported injuries to anyone in the house during either event.

The suspects are described as three males wearing dark-colored clothing. After firing the rounds, the suspects entered into two separate light-colored sedans and fled northbound on Bayside Drive (SR9).

The investigation is in its early stages, anyone with information regarding these incidents should contact Detective K. Diaz by calling 302-698-8443. 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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