Police: Shots fired at vehicle on Georgetown roadway, investigation underway

Shooting Investigation

GEORGETOWN, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating a reported roadway shooting that happened Wednesday night in the Georgetown area.

At around 9:30 p.m., troopers were called to the area of Cokesbury Road and Seashore Highway for a reported shooting that had occurred on the roadway. Troopers met with the 32-year-old male victim who had crashed his car into a ditch. The victim told police that he was driving northbound on Cokesbury Road when an unknown suspect began driving next to his car and fired several rounds into his vehicle, causing him to drive off the roadway.

The victim was not shot but was taken to an area hospital for minor injuries caused by crashing into the ditch. He was released a short time later.

Police say no one else was harmed during this incident, and there is no suspect information available at this time. The circumstances and motive surrounding the shooting remain under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to contact Detective J. Mitchell at 302-752-3798 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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