Adam Hartley Killed by Davidson County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
9051 N.C. Highway 150 South
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputies responded to reports of an exchange of gunfire involving Hartley. Bondsmen had allegedly been looking for Hartley earlier in the week, which the Sheriff's Office was not involved with. Deputies tracked Hartley through the woods and into the backyard of a home. Deputies allege he was armed with a firearm and a knife, and claim he repeatedly aimed and shot at deputies. Deputies returned fire and shot Hartley, killing him.

Agency: Davidson County Sheriff's Office

Motive: gunshots

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Adam Hartley

Death Date: May 22, 2021

County: Davidson

Geography: Rural

Gender: Male

Age: 50

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun, knife

Threat Level: other

Washington Post Database ID: 6873

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