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Delaware State Police Investigating Shooting Incident- Lincoln


Date Posted: Monday, October 4th, 2021

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Lincoln, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred early Monday morning in Lincoln.

On October 4, 2021, at approximately 6:03 a.m., Delaware State Troopers were dispatched to the 10000 block of Cedar Creek Road for a residence shot multiple times. Through the investigation, troopers discovered five gunshot holes in the front exterior of the home. One projectile was located on the floor inside, and another had entered and lodged inside the living room television. Additionally, three shell casings were located in the roadway just north of the residence.

During the incident, there were four adults and two juveniles inside the home that were uninjured.

This case remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Troop 4 Criminal Investigative Unit. Anyone that witnessed or has information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Alan Bluto by calling 302-752-3864. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at Debra.Reed@delaware.gov.

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