State Police Investigating Shooting Outside Occupied Home

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Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Dover on Sunday evening that resulted in property damage.

On the morning of November 7, 2022, troopers responded to a residence in the Capitol Park neighborhood regarding a late-reported shooting. Investigators learned that a vehicle and home had been damaged by gunfire on November 6 at approximately 5:40 p.m. The residence was occupied by a 46-year-old female, 64-year-old male, and a 15-year-old juvenile at the time of the incident. No one in the home or the surrounding area was injured, 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 J. Sydnor by calling 302-698-8540. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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