Chambersburg PD say shots fired at Orchard Drive apartment complex was from mental distress call

10 July 2024- On July 9th 2024 at 12:27 am, the Chambersburg Police Department was dispatched to an apartment complex in the 2800 block of Orchard Drive for an active disturbance.

The caller reported that a family member had discharged a firearm inside his apartment. It was determined that Dominic Shambaugh discharged a firearm into the floor of his apartment while intoxicated and experiencing mental distress. Shambaugh was transported to the Chambersburg Hospital for a mental health evaluation. Shambaugh was found to be prohibited from possessing firearms due to an active protection order in the state of Virginia.

Following his discharge from the hospital, Shambaugh was taken into custody for Discharge of firearm into an occupied structure (F3) and Person not to possess firearms (M2).