Detectives Investigating Shooting in Ellendale

The Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday morning in a neighborhood in Ellendale.

On December 26, 2023, at approximately 7:08 a.m., troopers responded to a residence on the 18000 block of New Hope Road in Ellendale for a report of a shooting. When troopers arrived, they learned that a 65-year-old man, a 34-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman, were sleeping in a car when an unknown suspect fired several rounds at the car striking the 65-year-old man once in the arm. He was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There were no other injuries reported and there is no suspect information available.

Troop 4 Criminal Investigations Detectives are still investigating this shooting. Detectives are asking anyone who witnessed or has information regarding this case to contact Detective D. Hickman by calling 302-752-3856. 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

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