Police investigating after vehicle struck by pellet in Newark, Delaware

Delaware State Police are investigating whether someone may have fired a shot at a motorist driving on I-95.

Delaware State Police are investigating whether someone may have fired a shot at a motorist driving on I-95.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. Friday in the northbound lanes near the Newark Toll Plaza.

Police said the driver was traveling northbound when he heard a loud noise. He pulled over at the toll plaza, and noticed a hole in the driver's side of the vehicle.

The hole appears to be made by a BB or pellet gun, police said. The object did not penetrate the door.

The driver was unharmed in the incident.

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