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Waynesboro Man Killed In Hagerstown Shooting

A man who was found shot to death on Henry Ave. in Hagerstown, Maryland. On Wednesday night he was identified as 40-year-old Daynard Devere Johnson.

Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene, the Hagerstown Police Department said in a news release Thursday night.

Police responded to the 300 block of Henry Avenue between Bethel Street and West North Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a shooting.

The victim was found along the edge of the street next to a sidewalk near the Bethel Gardens Community Center, said Det. Sgt. Andrew Lewis.

Detectives did not know how many times Johnson had been shot, plus, the results of the autopsy on Johnson’s body were not yet available.

Lewis said detectives worked through the night on the case and continued investigating it on Thursday.

Hagerstown Police request that anyone with information about the shooting contact the Hagerstown Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 301-790-3700, Ext. 234.

Note: This is a developing story and more information will be posted as it is received.

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