Dover police are investigating an early morning incident where two neighboring homes were struck by gunfire.

The shooting took place around 1:25 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, on Primrose Drive, off Persimmon Tree Lane, department spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

A bullet that hit one home went through a wall into a bedroom; a woman and her daughter were inside the home but were not injured.

The other home was unoccupied by the time police arrived, Hoffman said.

Police are asking anyone with information on this crime to call Dover police at 736-7130. Tips may be left anonymously.

Tips also may be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.