Hagerstown Homicide

HAGERSTOWN – Friday, 26 January 2024, at about 9:50am Officers of the Hagerstown Police Department responded to the area of the 1200 block of Marshall St for a report of shots fired. On arrival officers located a male deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was identified as Kevin Shepherd age 38 of Hagerstown. Further details will be released when appropriate. At the time of this release HPD noted it was likely a targeted incident and not random.

During the incident Western Heights Middle School, Marshall Street School and the job Development Program, and Salem Avenue Elementary School were all placed in a SECURE status as a precaution.