Police investigate house shooting in Ellendale

January 15, 2024

Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Jan. 14 in an Ellendale neighborhood.

Police responded at 10:18 p.m. to a residence on Candy Lane for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, police found the home had been struck several times. Several shell casings were recovered at the scene.

There were two adults in the home at the time of the shooting, but no one was injured, police said. The motive behind the incident remains unclear, and a description of a suspect is unavailable.

Troop 4 Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this incident and ask anyone who has information to contact Det. W. Saylor at 302-752-3897; send a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contact Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.


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