HPD Update – Early Morning Shooting

HAGERSTOWN – Today, 11 October 2022 at about 12:30 am, Officers of the Hagerstown Police Department responded to the 600 block of S. Potomac St for a report of a shooting. 

On arrival officers located a victim, later identified as Dayvon Smith, age 35 of Hagerstown, outside in the driveway.  Smith had an apparent gunshot wound to the head.  Officers rendered aid to the victim until emergency medical personnel arrived on scene.  Smith was transported to Meritus Medical Center for treatment, where he remains.

Criminal Investigators were called to the scene; this is believed to be a targeted incident and there is currently an active investigation.