Murder-Suicide In Washington County Leaves Husband And Wife Dead


The shooting happened near and elementary school

Hagerstown, Md. (DG) – A domestic violence incident turned deadly Tuesday morning in Washington County.

The Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Longmeadow Road and Marsh Pike near Paramount Elementary School for a suicide in progress at around 6:15 a.m.

When deputies arrived they found a 59-year-old man lying on the curb, dead from a gunshot wound. A second victim, a 58-year-old woman was found dead in her vehicle, also from an apparent gunshot wound.

Investigators report the man and woman were married and the incident was a result of domestic violence.

Both victims were transported to the medical examiner in Baltimore for autopsies.