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November 30, 1997
Drive-by shooting under investigation Hagerstown City Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred late Saturday night, authorities said Sunday. A vehicle was hit with bullets fired by a car in the first block of Fairground Avenue some time after 11 p.m., police said. Sgt. Craig Bakner said he does not know how many bullets were fired. The shots apparently came from a gray Renault or Nissan, Bakner said. The car, which had Maryland tags, was following behind the vehicle that was shot, he said.
NEWS
June 1, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two men have been charged in a May 20 drive-by shooting in the 400 block of West Catherine Street, according to Chambersburg police and Magisterial District Justice Todd Williams' office. Matthew W. Stoner, 19, address unavailable, of Chambersburg, was charged Wednesday with discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure, criminal conspiracy, terroristic threats and recklessly endangering another person, police said. The same charges in the same incident were filed in Williams' office against Brandon K. Vazquez, 19, of 510 Doubling Gap Road in Newville, Pa. The Chambersburg police affidavit of probable cause against Vazquez stated that two shots were fired from a "long gun" into 404 W. Catherine St. on May 20 at 7:21 p.m. A white male and a black male were seen leaving the scene in a green Dodge truck, police said.
NEWS
March 5, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The gunman in the drive-by shooting of a man who testified in a federal drug trial in August 2007 was sentenced to 63 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Sharon L. Potter's office announced Wednesday. Travis Jackson Latta, 21, of Hagerstown, will be expected to serve four years of supervised probation after the prison sentence, which was decided on Feb. 25 by Judge John P. Bailey, according to a news release. Latta also was ordered by the court to pay $4,166 in restitution.
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By DON AINES | August 12, 1998
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two of the six people charged in a drive-by shooting in March in Fannettsburg, Pa., were sentenced Wednesday in Franklin County Court to two years probation. Bradley Alan Walls, 18, of Chambersburg, and Freddie Franklin Herr, 20, of St. Thomas, Pa., pleaded guilty last month to criminal conspiracy to commit simple assault, according to Assistant District Attorney Angela Krom. Judge John R. Walker fined both $200 and ordered them to have no contact with the victims in the March 11 shooting at the Lake View mobile home park.
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April 14, 2013
Chambersburg police are investigating a report of shots fired Saturday at a South Second Street home. Bullet impact marks were found on a concrete retaining wall in front of the residence in the 600 block, police said in a news release. Police said the incident appeared to be a drive-by shooting, and a potential victim was checked by emergency medical technicians, who found the man had no visible injuries. Shell casings were collected from the scene, police said. Anyone with information about the incident may call police at 717-264-4131 or Franklin County (Pa.)
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | July 15, 2011
A letter of reprimand given to the assistant manager of a fast-food restaurant might have prompted a shooting at the manager's Clear Spring home last month, according to court documents.  Donnie Lee Basore, 33, of 715 Medway Road, Hagerstown, was the assistant manager of a Wendy's restaurant in Hagerstown at the time of the shooting, according to the application for statement of charges filed by the Washington County Sheriff's Office.  Manager Chris Rudisill had given Basore a letter of reprimand on June 27. Rudisill's Clear Spring home was struck a half dozen times on June 28 by rounds from a .40-caliber firearm, the charging documents filed in Washington County District Court said.
NEWS
September 11, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- A Clear Spring man was shot in the shoulder early Friday in a drive-by shooting behind a laundromat at the intersection of Linganore and Salem avenues, according to a Hagerstown Police Department press release. Christopher Clifford Kolb, 20, was being treated at Washington County Hospital for the gunshot wound, which was near his right collarbone, Hagerstown Police Department Sgt. Paul Kifer said. The shooting happened about 4:30 a.m., Kifer said. Police have not identified who shot Kolb, but another man, Terry Wayne Conley Jr., 19, of 57 Wayside Ave. in Hagerstown, has been charged after police learned he fired a pistol earlier in the night, Kifer said.
NEWS
August 20, 2009
Item found in locker prompted police response to North High North End group holds block party Fire causes $5,000 in damage to Taco Bell Hagerstown man gets more prison time in W.Va. drive-by shooting Scott E Dentler, 43
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August 18, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The gunman in an April 2008 drive-by shooting of a witness who testified in a federal drug trial received more prison time in Berkeley County Circuit Court on Monday. Ordered to serve 63 months in federal prison in February for his role in the shooting, Travis Jackson Latta, 22, of Hagerstown, now is expected to serve a one- to five-year sentence for one count of conspiracy to commit murder, followed by a one-year jail sentence for battery of a correctional officer.
NEWS
March 5, 2009
Police have suspect in drive-by shooting State of the city's sidewalks City man in custody after police chase Mother, daughter arrested in robbery Man faces drug, DUI charges after crash
NEWS
March 5, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The gunman in the drive-by shooting of a man who testified in a federal drug trial in August 2007 was sentenced to 63 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Sharon L. Potter's office announced Wednesday. Travis Jackson Latta, 21, of Hagerstown, will be expected to serve four years of supervised probation after the prison sentence, which was decided on Feb. 25 by Judge John P. Bailey, according to a news release. Latta also was ordered by the court to pay $4,166 in restitution.
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By HEATHER KEELS | March 3, 2009
"Old-fashioned police work" led Hagerstown Police to a suspect in a Tuesday morning drive-by shooting in downtown Hagerstown, Sgt. Paul Kifer said. Several shots were fired from a silver SUV on Boward Street at about 11 a.m., shattering the rear windshield of a minivan, Kifer said. Police do not think anyone was injured, he said. After interviewing witnesses to the shooting and other related incidents, police located a Hagerstown man they believe to be the shooter, Kifer said.
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