Shots Fired, Damage a Business in Laurel

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LAUREL, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired incident that damaged a commercial business in Laurel.

On November 2, 2021, at approximately 7:36 a.m., employees of Todd’s Income Tax located at 11516 Commercial Lane arrived at work to discover the building had been damaged by gunshots. Troopers investigating the incident discovered several shell casings on Commercial Lane and three bullet holes in the building. The incident occurred after the business closed at approximately 5:00 p.m. on Monday and before employees returned to work Tuesday morning. There was no one in the building when the incident occurred.

This case remains an active investigation and is being investigated by the Delaware State Police Troop 4 Criminal Investigations Unit. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective Donald Hickman by calling 302-752-3856. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at


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