No injuries reported as car struck by gunfire in Magnolia


MAGNOLIA — A woman was uninjured after her car was struck by gunfire several times Friday, Delaware State Police said.

Authorities said that at approximately 3:27 a.m., troopers responded to Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus and contacted a woman who reported that her car had been shot at. Detectives learned that the woman was sleeping in her car on the 100 block of Terry Drive, when she was approached by two Black males wearing masks, police said.

According to police, the woman drove away when a suspect tried to open the car door. The suspects then shot at her car, police said.

Police said the motive behind the incident remains unclear.

Investigation is ongoing and police asked anyone who witnessed or has information regarding this case to contact Detective T. Ford by calling 302-698-8569. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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