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Troopers Investigate Shooting Incident- Lincoln


Date Posted: Monday, January 10th, 2022

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Lincoln, DE- Delaware State Police investigate a shooting incident that occurred early Sunday morning in Lincoln. 

On January 9, 2022, at approximately 1:55 a.m., troopers were dispatched to the 19000 block of Bunting Ave. for a residence shot by gunfire. The investigation determined three adult residents were inside the home when an unknown suspect shot one round at the residence. The bullet entered the home through an exterior wall into a bedroom where one of the residents was sleeping, continued traveling through an interior wall, and became lodged into a hallway ceiling. None of the residents were injured during the incident. 

The Delaware State Police Troop 4 Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this incident. Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact Delaware State Police Troop 4 by calling 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppers.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 Victim Services Unit at DSP_VictimServicesMail@delaware.gov

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Heather Pepper

Released: 011022 1033

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