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Shots Fired During Burglary at Selbyville Home

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SELBYVILLE, Del. - Delaware State Police are investigating a burglary at a home in Selbyville where shots were fired at the homeowner.

According to police, it happened around 2:21 am Sunday as a man entered a home in the 32000 block of Sanbru Lane. Police said the man stole two guns from a room inside of the home, then as he was taking a third gun from inside of a table drawer, police said a 67-year-old man living in the home awoke and confronted the suspect. The man then chased the suspect out of the house. However, police said as the suspect was leaving, he fired two shots from one of the guns, causing the homeowner to retreat back into the home. The suspect took off in an unknown directions. No one was hurt.

Police said they searched the area and recovered two of the three guns, ammunition, and numerous coins which had been dropped by the suspect as he ran.

No suspect description was available as of Monday morning.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective Joshua Rowley at 302-752-3811. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
 

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