Man Escapes Injury After Gunman Opens Fire

Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the Eagle Meadows area of Dover on Saturday evening.

Officials said on November 5, 2022, at approximately 8:48 p.m., troopers responded to the 4000 block of Vermont Drive regarding a shooting that had just occurred. The investigation showed that sometime between 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., a 36-year-old male was standing outside of a residence when a gray passenger car drove by his location. An unknown subject or subjects then fired several gunshots in the victim’s direction. The vehicle and suspects fled from the area towards an unknown destination. The victim was not harmed in this incident, and the motive behind the shooting remains unclear.

There is currently no suspect information available. The Delaware State Police Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this case. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this incident to please contact Detective B. Yencer by calling 302-697-4454.