Police Investigate Shots Fired on West Main Street

On November 20, 2021, at about 0109 hours, Newark Police responded to the area of West Main Street and New London Road for a report of shots fired.  Arriving officers located a vehicle in a nearby parking lot and detained the occupants of the vehicle.

An initial investigation found that a confrontation occurred between two groups on West Main Street.  During the course of that confrontation, a vehicle, which was occupied by subjects involved in the confrontation, was damaged.  Gunshots were reported to have been fired during the confrontation, however no victims have been located.

Newark Police Detectives were notified and have started an investigation.  They continue to interview witnesses, occupants of the vehicle that was detained and review surveillance footage.  No one has been charged in this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. A. Whitt at (302) 366-7100 x. 3483 or awhitt@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.