FBI investigating shots fired near Biden’s Delaware home

 Police vehicles outside Vice President Joe Biden's Wilmington home. (John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

Police vehicles outside Vice President Joe Biden's Wilmington home. (John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

The FBI will join New Castle County police in the investigation of shots fired near the Biden’s Delaware home Saturday night.

New Castle County Police received a call just before 8:30 p.m. of multiple shots fired in the 1200 block of Barley Mill Road.  That’s the area where Vice President Joe Biden has lived for many years.  Police set up a perimeter of the area to start the investigation.  They also interviewed residents, but failed to turn up any clues.  

A short time later shots were also reported fired in the nearby Hoopes Reservoir.  

None of the homes along Barley Mill Road, including the Vice President’s home were damaged.  New Castle County Police updated their information this morning, and said the FBI had joined their detectives in a search for whoever fired the shots.

NBC 10 reports Vice President Biden and his wife Jill were not home Saturday evening.  The Vice President is scheduled to be one of the keynote speakers at Wilmington’s Martin Luther King breakfast Monday morning at the Chase Center.

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