Two Homes Shot on Forrest Avenue

Staff Writer Dover Police, Police & Fire, RSS

Incident/Complaint#:  50-23-26166

Date:  Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at 9:07 a.m.

Location: 1300 Block of Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that resulted in two homes being struck on Forrest Avenue. The investigation began when Officers were called to a home in the 1300 block of Forrest Avenue for a criminal mischief complaint. Officers responded and it was determined that the house had been struck by gunfire. While on scene, another victim in the 1300 block of Forrest Avenue advised that their home and property had been struck by gunfire as well. Based on information obtained by Detectives, it is believed that this incident occurred overnight Monday into early Tuesday morning, however there are no leads at this time.

Both homes were occupied at the time of the shootings and no injuries were reported.

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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