Man Charged With Shooting His Girlfriend

HAGERSTOWN – A man is charged with shooting his girlfriend during a domestic dispute at a residence on East Antietam Street, early Sunday morning police said.

Steven Carroll Armstrong, 46, reportedly became involved in an argument with his girlfriend, shooting in her the neck. Armstrong also allegedly assaulted two adults that were in the house at the time. Two children were present but were unharmed.  

The woman was transported to Meritus Medical Center and is expected to be released after treatment.

Armstrong was taken into custody without incident and two handguns were recovered from the apartment.

Authorities have charged Armstrong with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault, and five counts of reckless endangerment.