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Chemical devices found by police investigating report of shots fired

December 04, 2012

Authorities discovered Tuesday morning that several chemical reaction devices were discharged in the 200 block of South Prospect Street.

Hagerstown Police Department officers initially responded to the area about 2:14 p.m. for a report of shots fired, said City of Hagerstown spokeswoman Erin Wolfe.

Hagerstown City Fire Marshal officials determined the chemical reaction devices were no longer a danger, Wolfe said in a news release.

Wolfe said Tuesday night that investigators do not want to go into detail about what type of devices were used because it might compromise an investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact the Hagerstown Fire Marshal’s office at 301-790-2476 or firemarshal@hagersownmd.org.

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