Charges Filed Against Hagerstown Man For Discharging Firearm

Authorities say it followed a domestic dispute.



Williamsport, Md (KM) A Hagesrtown man has been arrested in connection with the discharge of a firearm on Monday.. Zachary Edward Lee Embly, 21, is charged with three counts each of first- and second-degree assault, one count of reckless endangerment, having a handgun in his vehicle and having a handgun on his person. .

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the 200 block of West Potomac Street in Williamsport at around 4:22 PM, where they met with two witnesses who said Embly pointed a handgun at them, and fired it in the air. One of them produced a shell casing allegedly from the handgun. Deputies were told the incident occurred in the parking lot of the Cushwa Basin in Williamsport.

Authorities say the incident was the result of a domestic dispute.

Embly was taken into custody.


By Kevin McManus