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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigating Shots Fired Incident-Hartly

Date Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2019

Hartly– The Delaware State Police are investigating the report of multiple shots being fired.

The incident occurred on October 5, 2019 at approximately 3:10 a.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the area of Blue Bird Drive, Hartly for reports of shots being fired.  Multiple citizens had reported hearing numerous shots being fired outside.  Upon arrival to the area, the unknown suspect(s) had fled the scene.  Troopers located multiple shell casings in the area.  There were no reports of any injuries as a result of this incident.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Troop 3, Criminal Investigative Unit at 302-697-4454. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 100719 1039



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