Shooting at Whatcoat Apartments

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Incident Number:  50-24-2494

Date/Time: Saturday, January 20th, 2023 at 10:37 p.m.

Location: 900 Block of Whatcoat Drive, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: [email protected]

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at Whatcoat Apartments late Saturday night. The investigation began at 10:37 p.m., when Officers responded to the 900 block of Whatcoat Drive for the report of shots fired in one of the buildings. The investigation revealed that there was an argument between several individuals inside of the building and during the argument, a black male wearing all black fired a handgun, causing damage to the building. No injuries were reported as a result of this shooting. 

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302) 736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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