Fatal Shooting In Hagerstown On Sunday



Both individuals involved knew each other


Hagerstown, MD – (RD/DG) – A shooting turned fatal in Hagerstown on Sunday.

Hagerstown Police responded to the scene in the 300 block of North Mulberry Street around 3:30 PM.

Upon arrival they found the victim, 27 year-old Jason Tyrone Christie of Hagerstown, who had been struck twice in the chest. He was transported to Meritus Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

Officers and detectives identified a potential suspect, 38 year-old James Edward Williams, also of Hagerstown. Police say both men knew each other.

Williams was taken in to custody in the Knights Bridge Drive area.

A search warrant was executed at Williams residence at 1040 Brinker Dr. were evidence was collected.

Williams is currently being held at the Washington County Detention Center without bond. He is charged with numerous offenses related to the murder.