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November 14, 2008
The Hagerstown Police Department was investigating a report of a gunshot Thursday night at Murph Avenue and Jonathan Street, Lt. Timothy Wolford said. The shot, reported at 8:21 p.m., apparently caused a red jeep to crash into a construction fence on Murph Avenue, Wolford said. Witnesses said they saw two people running from the Jeep and a white and blue pickup truck fleeing the area, he said. Police were unable to find any suspects, Wolford said.
NEWS
April 14, 2012
A second man has been charged in connection with a gunshot being fired Wednesday in the first block of East Lee Street in Hagerstown, city police said Saturday morning. Eric Shaquille Baymon, 19, of 42 E. Washington St., Apt. 3, in Hagerstown was charged with one count each of first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and discharging a firearm, according to a police department news release. Another man police believe was involved in the incident, Giancarlos Badia, 21, of 272 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, was charged previously with two counts each of first-degree assault, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, and one count each of using a firearm in a crime of violence and having a handgun on his person.
NEWS
June 11, 2007
An Orrstown, Pa., woman on Saturday became the third person to die from last month's murder-suicide that began with a bar argument. Jennifer Todd, 21, of 13382 Cumberland Highway, was pronounced dead at 7:59 p.m. due to complications from multiple gunshot wounds, Franklin County (Pa.) Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner said Monday. See Tuesday's Herald-Mail newspapers for the full story.
NEWS
by MATTHEW UMSTEAD | September 21, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Autopsies have confirmed police investigators' beliefs that a Martinsburg man shot his wife last Saturday before turning a firearm on himself, Martinsburg Police Detective Sgt. G.B. Swartwood said Wednesday. Jeffrey Michael Webber, 43, and Kimberly Anne Webber, 40, of 704 W. King St., were found dead in an upstairs bedroom about 1:30 p.m., but exactly when the shooting happened was not released Wednesday. Swartwood said autopsies by West Virginia Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Zia Sabet in Charleston, W.Va.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | June 20, 2004
A 1923 Oldsmobile Opera Coupe became the center of attention briefly at a car show Saturday after the owners discovered a bullet hole in the antique car's roof. Maryland State Police recovered a bullet from the roof and will send it to the crime lab in Pikesville, Md., for analysis, Trooper First Class Jonathan Crawford said. It might take two months to get the results, he said. It was not known when or where the car was when it was shot, according to the state police press release.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | July 19, 2013
The Chambersburg Police Department has identified a man who was fatally shot in the 300 block of West King Street on Thursday night. The body of David Wayne Gipe, 44, was found in front of 354 W. King St., a two-story brick duplex where he lived, at about 11:15 p.m., police said. It was determined Gipe died of a gunshot wound, police said. Police listed the incident as a criminal homicide. An autopsy will be performed Monday at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa., according to Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner.
NEWS
by DON AINES | May 25, 2007
SHIPPENSBURG, PA. - Two men died and a woman was wounded in a murder-suicide that began with an argument in a Shippensburg bar Thursday morning and ended that afternoon with Pennsylvania State Police finding the suspected shooter dead inside a North Washington Street apartment after a standoff that lasted seven hours or more. Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner identified one victim as Robert Traylor, 21, of Fogelsanger Road, Shippensburg. He was pronounced dead of gunshot wounds at the scene at 2:46 a.m. "lying beside the vehicle in which he was a passenger," Conner said.
NEWS
August 6, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Chambersburg Police Department is investigating a suspicious death of a man discovered this morning on Hemlock Circle, Detective Sgt. Dianne Kelso said. Police recieved a call at about 8:15 a.m. about a man lying in a yard and possibly dead at 8 Hermlock Circle, Kelso said. The man had injuries to his head and an autopsy was being performed at Lehigh Valley Medical Center in Allentown, Pa., today to determine the cause and manner of death. Kelso said the injuries to the man's head could have been caused by a gunshot or shots.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | March 1, 2007
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Cpl. Ronald Fletcher of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department was home this morning after spending more than a week in a Washington D.C. hospital. On Wednesday he said he had not been able to leave Washington Hospital Center earlier in the week because of minor blood clots. Fletcher said it was believed that the blood clots were caused by bruising to the lungs, and he was expected to have blood tests Wednesday night to determine if the condition had improved.
NEWS
BY MARLO BARNHART | May 16, 2002
marlob@herald-mail.com One man was dead with a gunshot wound to the chest, and another was in custody late Wednesday after a reported argument between two brothers at 11226 Marbern Road turned violent, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department. "The suspect we have in custody is being very cooperative with us," Cpl. Roy Harsh said at the scene of the 9:22 p.m. shooting. Sheriff Charles Mades confirmed that Charles Leatherman, age unknown, was in custody late Wednesday night in connection with the shooting death of his younger brother, Ian Leatherman.
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | July 19, 2013
The Chambersburg Police Department has identified a man who was fatally shot in the 300 block of West King Street on Thursday night. The body of David Wayne Gipe, 44, was found in front of 354 W. King St., a two-story brick duplex where he lived, at about 11:15 p.m., police said. It was determined Gipe died of a gunshot wound, police said. Police listed the incident as a criminal homicide. An autopsy will be performed Monday at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa., according to Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner.
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NEWS
June 24, 2012
A Winchester, Va., man was treated at City Hospital Saturday and released after a bullet went through his hand and grazed his chin, according to a news release from the Martinsburg Police Department. A Martinsburg police sergeant was in the parking lot of the Red Cafe, on Wilson Street, for a noise complaint at about 2:58 a.m. Saturday when he was flagged down to the other side of the parking lot about the gunshot victim, the release states. Wayne Marcellus Massey, 27, and whose birthday was Saturday, was the man who was shot in the hand, according to the release.
BREAKINGNEWS
By DAN DEARTH and C.J. LOVELACE | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com and cj.lovelace@herald-mail.com | May 18, 2012
A Hagerstown man has been charged with firing gunshots at police during a standoff that lasted more than three hours Friday at his home in the Cortland Manor development. Neil Shawn LaPine, 49, of 12962 Little Hayden Circle was charged with one count each of first-degree assault and second-degree assault, city police Lt. Paul Kifer said. LaPine was also facing charges of possession of a firearm and discharging a firearm in city limits, according to news release from city spokeswoman Erin Wolfe.
NEWS
April 14, 2012
A second man has been charged in connection with a gunshot being fired Wednesday in the first block of East Lee Street in Hagerstown, city police said Saturday morning. Eric Shaquille Baymon, 19, of 42 E. Washington St., Apt. 3, in Hagerstown was charged with one count each of first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and discharging a firearm, according to a police department news release. Another man police believe was involved in the incident, Giancarlos Badia, 21, of 272 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, was charged previously with two counts each of first-degree assault, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, and one count each of using a firearm in a crime of violence and having a handgun on his person.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | April 6, 2012
Two men were flown to Virginia hospitals to be treated for knife and gunshot wounds they suffered during a fight Thursday night in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said Friday. Clint Hendricks, 30 of 709 Hickory Nut Lane, Harpers Ferry, was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital with gunshot wounds, according to Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Robert Sell. James Roy Tingley, 29, of 365 Cedar Run Lane, was flown to Winchester Medical Center with a knife wound to his back, Sell said.
NEWS
January 16, 2012
A Thurmont, Md., man who was found with what authorities believed was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head shortly after they found the body of his friend lying on a roadway over the weekend remained hospitalized Monday. Seth B. Fisher, 18, was listed in critical condition at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, a hospital spokeswoman said Monday afternoon. The Frederick County Sheriff's Office received a call at 1:57 a.m. Saturday about a body on Black Road in the area of Eylers Valley Flint Road, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.
BREAKINGNEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | August 3, 2011
A 61-year-old man whose remains were found in the debris more than a week  after a fire destroyed a house near Clear Spring in late May died as a result of a suicide, Maryland State Police said Wednesday. Investigators believe Harry McMullen died in the house at 15219 Fairview Road as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Detective Sgt. T. Gregory. Gregory could not elaborate on how the fire started, saying that the information would have to come from fire marshals who investigated the blaze.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | March 7, 2011
— A 26-year-old man killed Sunday morning in a shooting at an apartment complex south of Martinsburg died from a single gunshot wound to the head, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Harmison said Monday. The man’s death was ruled a homicide, Harmison said. An autopsy was conducted Monday in Morgantown, W.Va., but police were still trying to contact the Hispanic man’s family and did not release his name. Harmison said he did not know where the victim had been residing or whether he was a legal resident of the United States.
NEWS
February 22, 2011
Autopsies performed in a Fulton County, Pa., murder-suicide investigation found both victims died of gunshot wounds. Tina Souders, 39, died of multiple gunshot wounds, Fulton County Coroner Berley Souders said. Her death will be listed as homicide, he said. Ricky L. Hann, 51, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Souders said. Pennsylvania State Police said Hann took Souders to a wooded area near her Cito Road home shortly before noon Sunday. He had been arrested Saturday for allegedly kidnapping her, then was released on bail.
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