HAGERSTOWN - A shooting early Saturday morning on Jonathan Street left a New Jersey man dead and police searching for a suspect who was seen fleeing on foot, Hagerstown Police said.
The victim was identified as Anthony Wallace, 28, of 120 Monmouth Ave., Building D, Apt. #2, Asbury Park, N.J.
An autopsy performed Saturday by the state Medical Examiner's Office in Baltimore confirmed Wallace died from multiple gunshot wounds.
Police received a call at 3:38 a.m. reporting shots had been fired on Jonathan Street near the intersection with Charles Street. When officers arrived at the scene, they found Wallace lying in the road.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said Wallace was standing in the street when he was shot.
Police were searching for a Frederick, Md., man who has been charged in connection with the murder.
Karim Ali Ward, 27, of 1725 Springhouse Court, was charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, use of a handgun in a crime of violence and carrying a handgun, police said.