Update: 2 teen suspects charged as adults in Hagerstown shooting

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — Update (5/21): Both teenage suspects in the case of a Hagerstown shooting have been arrested, the Hagerstown Police Department said on Thursday, May 21. See below for previous stories.


Update: The Hagerstown Police Department charged two 16-year-old suspects as adults in a shooting incident that happened on Church St.

Police said a 16-year-old victim was shot in the abdomen in the 600 block of Church St. on Sunday evening. The two suspects in the incident have now been identified Tuesday as Caden Nasir Taylor and Ashmere Christopher Keyes. Police said they have active warrants out for Keyes and Taylor’s arrests.

The victim was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore for treatment. Anyone with more information about the shooting or the location of either suspect, please call Det. Weaver at 301-790-3700 ext 237.

Taylor is charged as an adult with:

Caden Nasir Taylor
  • Attempted first degree murder
  • Attempted second degree murder
  • First degree assault
  • Second degree assault
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Armed robbery
  • Felony use of a firearm in a violent crime
  • Handgun on person

Keyes is charged as an adult with:

Ashmere Christopher Keyes
  • Attempted first degree murder
  • Attempted second degree murder
  • First degree assault
  • Second degree assault
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Armed robbery

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — Police here are investigating a shooting in the 600 block of West Church Street Sunday evening about 6:30 p.m.

Police said the victim will survive his injuries — he is recovering at Meritus Medical Center — but gunfire in the neighborhood on a quiet Sunday evening is raising concerns.

Officer Heather Aleshire with the Hagerstown Police Department asks that anyone with any information please come forward — if they saw or heard something or if they have access to surveillance video.

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