DSP Continue to Investigate Trooper-Involved Shooting in Hartly - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

DSP Continue to Investigate Trooper-Involved Shooting in Hartly

Posted: Updated:
Delaware State Police on the scene of a trooper-involved shooting in Hartly, Del. Delaware State Police on the scene of a trooper-involved shooting in Hartly, Del.
HARTLY, Del.- Delaware State Police say they are continuing to investigate a trooper-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Hartly that has left a 47-year-old man in fair condition.

The incident occurred shortly before 3 p.m. when a family member alerted the Kent County Emergency Operations Center (9-1-1) of a reported suicidal male at the home on the 3000 block of Judith Road. Police said a trooper arrived and approached the side door of the house, when Glenn A. Sego Jr., walked out and began heading to the rear of the property that was overgrown with tall weeds. The trooper followed Sego and began issuing commands for him to stop as she wanted to speak to him. According to police, Sego did not comply and the trooper followed him behind an abandoned trailer and into the weeds. That is when Sego began using a metal walking cane to strike the trooper several times in the upper torso, police said. They said the trooper removed her divisional-issued Taser in attempt to take Sego into custody, but he was able to take it from her possession and utilize it on her. The trooper was then able to fire one round from her divisional issued firearm, striking Sego in the lower extremity.

Sego was transported by Delaware State Police Aviation to Christiana Hospital Trauma Center with non-life-threatening injuries from the gunshot wound.

The trooper was transported to Kent General Hospital where she was treated and released Wednesday evening with non-life-threatening injuries she sustained in the physical altercation.

According to police, the 25-year-old trooper involved in this incident has been employed by DSP for a year and a half and is assigned to Troop 3 patrol in Dover. She has been placed on administrative leave as per divisional policy, pending the outcome of the investigation. The trooper's name will not be released at this time.

Detectives from the DSP Homicide Unit are continuing the investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident.

Police said upon Sego's release from the hospital, he will be formally charged with two counts of second-degree assault on a law enforcement Officer, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, and resisting arrest with force.

 


  • Most Popular VideosMost Popular VideosMore>>

  • State Police Investigate Death of Caroline County Teenager in Attempted Kidnapping

    State Police Investigate Death of Caroline County Teenager in Attempted Kidnapping

    A Caroline County teen is dead after police say they arrested him for attempting to kidnap another boy. It happened Sunday night not too far from Wyatt's Rentals Trailer Park off Greensboro Road where the teen lived.

    After arresting 19 year-old, Antone Black, police say he began to show signs of medical distress and was transported to Easton Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

    More

    A Caroline County teen is dead after police say they arrested him for attempting to kidnap another boy. It happened Sunday night not too far from Wyatt's Rentals Trailer Park off Greensboro Road where the teen lived.

    After arresting 19 year-old, Antone Black, police say he began to show signs of medical distress and was transported to Easton Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

    More
  • Florence Impacts Delaware Beaches

    Florence Impacts Delaware Beaches

    As Hurricane Florence dies down, Delaware's beaches are feeling some lingering impacts from the powerful storm.

    In Rehoboth Beach, Beach Patrol Chief Aaron Tartal says the storm water outfalls are more exposed than usual and that Florence brought rip currents to the area. As such, lifeguards put swimming advisories in place throughout the weekend.

    More

    As Hurricane Florence dies down, Delaware's beaches are feeling some lingering impacts from the powerful storm.

    In Rehoboth Beach, Beach Patrol Chief Aaron Tartal says the storm water outfalls are more exposed than usual and that Florence brought rip currents to the area. As such, lifeguards put swimming advisories in place throughout the weekend.

    More
  • Three People Struck By Train in Georgetown

    Three People Struck By Train in Georgetown

    Georgetown Police are investigating a crash where three people where struck by a train early in the morning on September 16, in Georgetown, Delaware.

    More

    Georgetown Police are investigating a crash where three people where struck by a train early in the morning on September 16, in Georgetown, Delaware.

    More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices