He’s charged with several offenses, including attempted 1st-degree murder.
Hagerstown, Md (KM) A Hagerstown man was arrested in connection with a shooting Sunday night. Booker Williams, 37, is charged with: .
Attempted 1st Degree Murder
Attempted 2nd Degree Murder
1st Degree Assault
2nd Degree Assault
Illegal Possession of Firearm
Firearm Possession with Felony Conviction
Illegal Possession of Ammo
Handgun on Person
Use of Firearm in Felony Violent Crime
Loaded Handgun on Person
Possession of Stolen Firearm
Police say at around 10:30 PM, officers responded to the area of Wheaton Park on Suman Avenue for a shots-fired incident. They found a 49-year-old man who had been struck in the abdomen. He was taken to Meritus Medical Center for surgery. His condition is not considered life threatening.
Witnesses told officers the shots were fired from a vehicle which left the area. Police say they used surveillance cameras to identify the vehicle and track its location.
Washington County Special Response Team and Hagerstown Police Criminal Investigators entered a home at 103 East Washington Street, and arrested Williams.
Police also recovered a stolen handgun.
By Kevin McManus