BREAKING: Mercersburg area murderer apprehended in NC after manhunt

19 December 2023- On December 17th, 2023 at approximately 6:55pm, the Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg Station, was contacted by Washington County, MD 911 Center/Hagerstown PD advising that the body of Isiah Clark (Black, Non-Hispanic male, 20) had been discovered in the area of Terrapin Park, Hagerstown, MD after suffering a fatal gunshot wound. Two females had contacted 911 and reported to responding officers that the incident occurred in the 14000 block of Ditto Road, Montgomery Township, Franklin County, PA.

It was learned that the two females and Clark had resided at the location along with the accused, Shane Adrian Bradley (black, Non-Hispanic male, 31), and several other individuals. Bradley and Clark are alleged to have had a minor verbal altercation. It is then alleged that Bradley shot Clark with a single round from a pistol. Bradley is then alleged to have forced another male resident to assist him with loading Clark’s body into Bradley’s vehicle. Bradley then is alleged to have forced the two females and male resident into the vehicle under duress, then drove to the location of Terrapin Park where Bradley is alleged to have removed Clark’s body from the vehicle and freed the two females. Bradley then fled the scene with the other male resident. The male resident was later located by Maryland State Police, unharmed.

The Troop H Major Case Team and members of the Chambersburg Criminal Investigations Unit were advised to conduct this investigation. Through the course of the investigation, probable cause was established to charge Bradley with the following offenses.

  • Criminal homicide
  • Two charges of kidnapping
  • Two counts of intimidating a witness
  • Two counts of terroristic threats
  • Two counts of unlawful restraint
  • One count of false imprisonment
  • One count of discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure
  • One count of tampering with evidence
  • Two counts of reckless endangerment
  • And two counts of simple assault

On December 19th, 2023 at approximately 2:30pm, Bradley was taken into custody by the US Marshals Service in Greensboro, NC. He will be extradited to Pennsylvania based on the homicide charges at a later date.

Bradley’s listed address in court filings is Hedgesville, WV, but he likely resided in Franklin County for some time. He is 32 years of age.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident, Bradley, or Clark, is asked to contact PSP Chambersburg at 717-264-5161. Reference incident number: PA2023-1640550