State Police Investigating Shooting Incident

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

On November 5, 2022, at approximately 8:48 p.m., troopers responded to the 4000 block of Vermont Drive regarding a shooting that had occurred a short time ago. The ensuing investigation revealed 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. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto

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