Three Suspects Identified In Damages To Businesses, Lamp Posts In Hagerstown

The investigation continues.                                                                                                


Hagerstown, Md (KM) Hagerstown Police have identified two juveniles and an adult as suspects in damages to businesses and lamp posts in the city over the past two months.. Authorities say the suspects were targeting businesses with large windows as well as lamp posts, and shooting them with a pellet gun.

In a statement, police say there was a concern that several minority businesses were specifically targeted, but investigators do not believe that ‘s the case. They say the suspects went after businesses with large glass windows.

There were other businesses where the glass was damaged either by a brick or a rock, and in one case, the glass was kicked in.

Here are a list of businesses that damaged with a pellet gun:

6 North Potomac St., Washington Co Visitors Center(2 incidents)1

E. Franklin St., Hagerstown City Hall

146 Fairground Ave., Elevations Beauty Bar(3 incidents)

26 W. Franklin St., In the Cuts

591 Pangborn Blvd., Pangborn Park(2 incidents)

63 E. Washington St., Foltz Manufacturing

316 S. Burhans Blvd., parked car

123 East Ave., front door of apartment building

817 Dual Hwy., Pope Tire (2 incidents)

These businesses were not targeted by a pellet gun:

240 E. Washington St., CBD Store

30 Summit Ave., front glass broken

101 N, Potomac St., Glorified Beauty Supply & Hair Salon

105 N. Potomac St., Sisters with Style Beauty Gallery.

818 Bowman Ave, Catania USA

Police said in a statement they will keep businesses up to date on their investigations.

The investigation into these incidents is continuing.



By Kevin McManus