The shooting happened during an argument
Hagerstown, Md. (DG) – A man was arrested for shooting his girlfriend in Hagerstown early Sunday morning.
Hagerstown Police responded to reports of a shooting at 56 East Antietam Street at around 5 AM.
Their investigation revealed Steven Carroll Armstrong, 46, and his girlfriend got into a verbal argument inside the apartment.
Armstrong got a handgun and shot his girlfriend in the neck. The victim was transported to Meritus Medical Center for treatment.
There were two other adults and two children, ages 4 and 1, inside the apartment at the time of the incident.
The two adults were also assaulted by Armstrong but the children were not hurt.
Armstrong was taken into custody and charged with attempted first and second degree murder, first degree assault, and reckless endangerment.