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Woman Slain, Man In Custody After Western Md. Shooting

May 14th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

WBAL reports the Washington County Sheriff's Office says a woman is dead and a man is in custody after a shooting near Sharpsburg. Deputy First Class Carly Hose said Thursday that a man was taken into custody after the shooting Wednesday night in the 6000 block of River Road. She says the woman was found dead in a driveway. The location is a rural area between the Potomac River and the Antietam National Battlefield about 60 miles west of Baltimore. 
The shooting was reported shortly before 9 p.m. Hose says the man was caught around 4 a.m. on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath, near the Route 34 bridge, after a chase. Hose says the sheriff's office will release more information after the man is formally charged

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