Hagerstown Police Investigate Shooting & Stabbing

Both occurred on Tuesday evening.

Hagerstown, Md (KM) Hagerstown Police are investigating a shooting.

On Tuesday night at around 9:20 PM, officers responded to an area along South Cannon Drive for reports of a man who walked into a Sheetz store with gunshot wounds. They learned that two men fired multiple shots into a vehicle parked along the road. There were three people inside that vehicle, and only one person was struck by gunfire. He sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Police says this is a targeted incident.

Hagerstown Police are also investigating a stabbing which occurred later that evening.

At around 10:45, officers were dispatched to 342 Henry Avenue where they found a man who had been stabbed four times. He was taken to Meritus Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, authorities say.

Police  say the victim and another man who are familiar with each other got into a dispute which escalated into a stabbing.

The investigation into both incidents is continuing. Anyone with information on both or either of  these incidents is asked to contact Hagerstown Police by calling 301-790-3700, ext. 241, or sending an e-mail to [email protected].

By Kevin McManus