Detectives Investigating Shots Fired at a Hartly Residence

The Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning in Hartly.

On July 2, 2024, at approximately 4:00 a.m., troopers responded to a residence on the 2000 block of Slaughter Station Road in Hartly for a report of shots fired. The preliminary investigation revealed that an unknown suspect fired several rounds at the house from an unknown passing vehicle. Troopers recovered numerous shell casings at the scene. There were two adults in the home at the time of the shooting. No one was injured, and the motive behind the incident remains under investigation.

Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this incident. Detectives are asking anyone who witnessed or has information regarding this case to contact Detective C. Bowie by calling 302-698-8503. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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