Police identify suspect after shots fired into moving vehicle in Hagerstown


Anyone with information is asked to call police.

HAGERSTOWN, M.d. (WDVM) — Police have made an arrest after shots were fired in Hagerstown on Saturday afternoon.

According to a press release, HPD arrested Anthony De’Jhen Byrd, 17, of Hagerstown, Maryland. Byrd was taken into custody on July 21 and is being held without bond at the Washington County Detention Center. He is being charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment.

The Hagerstown Police Department says multiple shots were fired on the corner of E. Washington Street and N. Locust Street. Investigators combed the area for shell casings and evidence.

The police department says a traffic camera captured the suspect shooting multiple rounds at a moving vehicle. They believe this was not a random act and the victims were targeted. So far no injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police.

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