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Man wounded in Hancock shooting

May 21, 2004|by BRIAN SHAPPELL

HANCOCK - A shooting was reported at 14504 Reel Road west of Hancock Thursday night, a Washington County 911 Center dispatcher said.A man sustained a gunshot wound to the groin in the shooting, which was reported at 9:40 p.m., the dispatcher said.

A Washington County Sheriff's Department deputy said the man was taken to Winchester Medical Center, the dispatcher said.

Police would not comment on details of the investigation late Thursday.

Traffic on Reel Road, in a rural area of western Washington County, was closed to all but police officials and family members. The house where the shooting occurred was set back from the road by about 200 yards.

About 10 deputies were on the scene.

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