Teen charged in assault
HALFWAY - A Hagerstown teenager was charged with beating a 21-year-old woman and pointing a gun at her outside a motel room early Sunday, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said.
Shawn Jermaine Lee, 17, of 403 Park Place, was charged as an adult in the beating of the unidentified woman.
Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police arrived at the Motel 6 on Massey Boulevard at about 3:40 a.m. for a report of a fight.
The woman had gone to the motel room to retrieve keys from a youth, who became angry, grabbed her by the hair and pushed her down on to the concrete sidewalk, deputies said. The woman's head struck the concrete, deputies said.