Shooting on Bluecoat Street

Incident Number:  50-23-37477

Date/Time: Monday, November 13, 2023 at 8:06 a.m.

Location: 300 block of Bluecoat Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email:

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Bluecoat Street. The investigation began at 8:41 a.m. on Monday when Dover Police received a call for shots fired in the area of Nob Hill Road and John Hunn Brown Road. Officers responded and checked the area, however they could not locate any victims at this time. At 12:08 p.m.,  resident in the 300 block of Bluecoat Street called stating their house had been struck by gunfire. Officers responded and observed damage on the residence consistent with being shot by gunfire. The home was occupied at the time it was struck however no one was injured 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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