Shooting on Slaughter Street

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Incident Number:  50-24-5978

Date/Time: Monday, February 19th, 2024 at 10:27 p.m.

Location: 700 Block of Slaughter Street, 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 resulted in a home being damaged Monday night on Slaughter Street. The investigation began at 10:27 p.m., when Dover Police was called to the area of Simon Circle for the report of shots fired. Officers responded to the area and located several shell casings on Slaughter Street and determined that a residence in the 700 Block of Slaughter Street had been damaged by gunfire. No one was inside the house when it was shot and no injuries were reported as a result of this shooting.

There are no leads at this time.

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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