Delaware State Police investigating drive-by shooting in Hartly

Halltown Road E1642347165933

HARTLY, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that injured one person in Hartly on Saturday night.

Police say around 11:43 p.m. the Kent County Emergency Operations Center called to say there was a male in the emergency room with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. When troopers arrived at the hospital, they made contact with a neighbor who had driven the victim the hospital.

The neighbor told police the victim was working on a vehicle parked outside his home on the 6000 block of Halltown Road when he was shot. The shooter allegedly shot the victim as he was driving by the home. The neighbor also told police they heard gunshots and ran next door to help.

Police say at this time, there is no suspect description. The vehicle they were driving is described as a black passenger car. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective P. Campbell at (302) 698-8504.

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