Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Shots Fired Complaint


Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Lincoln – Delaware State Police is currently investigating an incident in which shots were fired at a Lincoln man this morning.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 10:15 a.m. this morning, Sunday, August 6, 2017, as a 39-year-old Lincoln man was inside of his residence located in the 20000 block of Jefferson Road. It was then that the victim heard a car engine revving and responded outside to investigate. The victim observed a red older model car, possibly a Volkswagen Jetta, at the bottom of his driveway. The operator of the car then fired numerous rounds from an unknown make and model handgun in the victim’s direction before fleeing northbound on Jefferson Road. The victim was not struck and was not injured.

At this time there are no suspects.

This case remains under investigation and the Delaware State Police is requesting anyone with any information regarding this incident to contact Troop 4 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

Released: 080617 2100


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