Developing: Fatal shooting in Halfway-area being investigated, one person in custody

19 March 2024- On March 18, 2024, at approximately 1:25 PM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 17400 block of Maple Leaf Court, Hagerstown, MD, for a shooting. 

Upon arrival, an adult male, who appeared to be suffering from gunshot wounds, was located in a residence. The victim succumbed to his injuries.  

Law Enforcement searched the surrounding areas, and the suspect was located approximately 30 minutes after the incident in the 1000 block of Noland Drive, Hagerstown. 

The suspect was taken into custody without incident. 

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Hagerstown Police Department and the Maryland State Police for their assistance.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.