Post-party bullet hole being investigated


The Delaware State Police this week were investigating a shots-fired incident that occurred sometime early Sunday, Feb. 17, near Dagsboro.

Around 3:06 p.m., police said, DSP troopers were dispatched to Colony Drive in Bay Colony for a criminal-mischief complaint. Upon arrival, troopers met with an 18-year-old man who they said advised them that there had been a party at his residence on Saturday evening into Sunday morning.

Police said that the man had told them that, after the party had dispersed around 1 a.m., he had discovered that a vehicle that was parked in the driveway and that the exterior of the residence had sustained a bullet hole.

There were no reports of injury as a result of the incident. There was no suspect information available early this week, and the case remained under investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident is being asked to contact Troop 4, Major Crimes Unit at (302) 856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.