Shots Fired In Capital Green

Incident Number:  50-24-12910

Date/Time: Monday, April 15th, 2024 at 2:01 p.m.

Location: 400 Block of East Water Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shots fired that occurred Monday afternoon in Capital Green. The investigation began at 2:01 p.m., when Dover Police received a call for several shots fired in the 400 block of East Water Street. Officers responded to the area and began to investigate. The ensuing investigation revealed that 3 to 4 black male suspects exited a vehicle and began shooting at a parked vehicle that was occupied. The suspects then fled in a white in color SUV. The person sitting in the vehicle that was shot fled the area as well prior to police arrival.

No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

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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