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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Unoccupied DART Bus Struck by Gunfire in Millsboro

Millsboro - Troopers are investigating an incident in which a DART bus was struck by gunfire over the weekend in Millsboro.

The incident occurred on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at approximately 5:41 a.m. as a DART bus operated by the 50 year old male DART employee, was traveling eastbound on Mount Joy Road west of Doc Frame Road, Millsboro. As the bus passed through the area, it was struck by a bullet discharged from an unknown type firearm. The bullet penetrated the side of the bus and entered into the passenger compartment causing damage consistent with gunfire. There were no passengers on the bus during the incident, and the 50 year old male operator was not injured.

Troopers continue to investigate and review surveillance footage from the bus provided by DART to determine the origin of the gunfire and continued search for suspects in this incident. Video surveillance is not available for release.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Sergeant Gerald Windish at the Troop 4 Criminal Investigative Unit at 302-856-5850 Ext#218 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Information may also be provided via the internet at

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