Police Arrest Man For Shooting 15-year-old Girl In Hagerstown


The victim is expected to make a full recovery

Hagerstown, Md. (DG) – A 19-year-old man from Baltimore has been charged with shooting an innocent 15-year-old girl in Hagertown on May 25, 2020.

Hagerstown Police arrested Prince Augustine Chima and charged him with attempted 2nd-degree murder, 1st-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and other firearms-related charges.

The shooting happened in the 300 block of Jonathan Street.

Chima fled to Baltimore after the shooting. An arrest warrant was issued and given US Marshals.

Chima returned to Hagerstown and was taken into custody on June 3, 2020. He is currently being held at the Washington County Detention Center.

The 15-year-old victim was treated and released from Shock Trauma in Baltimore. She is expected to make a full recovery.