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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

Troopers Investigating Shots Fired Incident-Frankford

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Frankford- The Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired incident in which a bullet struck a residence last evening.

The incident occurred on August 13, 2019 at approximately 10:40 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the 35000 block of Farm House Lane, Frankford for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, Troopers made contact with a 37-year-old male resident who advised that he heard multiple gunshots.  Further inspection of his residence led to the discovery of a bullet that traveled from a bedroom window into the bedroom door.  There were two other adults and three children in the residence during this incident.  There were no reports of any injuries.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Troop 4, Criminal Investigative 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

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 081419 0910




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