Few Details In Apparent Shooting In Hartly Saturday

On Saturday at approximately 6:25, emergency response crews from the Hartly Fire Company, in coordination with Kent County Paramedics, Delaware State Police Aviation’s Trooper 2, and Delaware State Police, were dispatched to Halltown Road (Route 8) and Proctors Purchase Road in Hartly. The initial report indicated that CPR was in progress at the scene.

Approximately 20 minutes later, at around 6:45, a male individual, reportedly in his 40s, was transported to a nearby hospital suffering from a gunshot wound according to initial reports. Though the incident is described as a police action, the precise details surrounding the incident were not disclosed at the time of this posting.

In response to the incident, police closed the roads in the vicinity, while they investigated.

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