Delaware State Police Investigating Shot Fired Incident

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Delaware State Police are investigating a shot-fired incident that occurred at a Wilmington area Applebee’s on Thursday night.

On Thursday, April 27, 2023, at approximately 10:29 p.m., troopers responded to the Applebee’s located at 4301 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, for a report of a gunshot fired outside of the restaurant. The investigation determined a male and a female were seated at the bar inside of Applebee’s. After making a purchase, the male exited the business, tapped on the front glass window while displaying a handgun, and fired a round into the air. The female then exited the business and both subjects fled the scene.

There were no reported injuries. Troopers canvassed the area and located one spent shell casing on the front sidewalk of the restaurant.

There are no surveillance images available at this time.

Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this case. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this incident to please contact Detective B. Timmons by calling 302-365-8434. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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