HPD Homicide Update

HAGERSTOWN – An HPD update to the shots fired/homicide case in the 1200 block of Marshall St. – 26 January 2024.

Through the course of the investigation it was learned that Kevin Michael Shepherd (7/11/1985) of Hagerstown, MD was shot and killed in his vehicle to the rear of the 1200 block of Marshall Street.  Detectives were able to identify and charge Jenaro James Torres (7/9/1997), Emens Lourdy Rho (12/1/1983), and Stephanie Nicolle Paulino (12/12/1988) all three of Hagerstown, MD. All three individuals were charged with First and Second Degree Murder, First and Second Degree Assault, as well as Firearm violations.

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Prior to Torres and Rho being taken into custody on Friday 2/9/2024 at 8:23 P.M. officers from the Hagerstown Police Department responded to the 100 block of South Prospect Street in reference to an assault involving a handgun.  Through the course of the investigation it was learned that Torres and Rho assaulted the victim with a handgun.  Torres and Rho were taken into custody and search of the apartment resulted in locating a loaded handgun.  

Rho has been charged with: First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment, and multiple Firearm related crimes.

Torres has been charged with: Second Degree Assault and multiple Firearm related crimes.  

Torres, Rho and Paulino are currently incarcerated at the Washington County Detention Center.