Couple escapes serious injury after bullet struck their windshield

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The pair was traveling near the One Stop Shop on White Oak Road in a white Kia Optima when shots were fired.

DOVER (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday morning near One Stop Shop on White Oak Road in Dover.

Police say officers responded to a parking lot of a business in the 500 Block of North DuPont Highway after a 19-year-old female and 18-yar-old male reported being shot at.

The pair told police that they were traveling near the One Stop Shop on White Oak Road in a white Kia Optima when shots were fired from an unknown location by and unknown suspect. During the chaos, one round struck the occupied vehicle in the rear passenger side window and exited through the front windshield.

The victims then fled to the parking lot where they called and met police. No injuries were reported by either victim, police said.

If you wish to provide information on this case or other criminal activity, please 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.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at:


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