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Posted on: July 30, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Hamlet Avenue Shooting

The Waynesboro Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred overnight at an apartment complex located in the 600 block of Hamlet Avenue. Shortly before midnight on July 29, 2015 officers responded to the apartment complex for a report of residents hearing multiple gunshots. After arriving at the scene officers learned that a 23 year old male victim from Waynesboro had been transported to Augusta Health by an acquaintance. The victim was treated for a single gunshot wound to his left shoulder and was subsequently released from the hospital earlier this morning.

Detectives processed the crime scene and interviewed residents until approximately 6am this morning. Two vehicles and one of the apartment buildings were damaged as a result of the gunfire. This is an ongoing investigation and no additional information is available at this time.

Anyone with information in this incident is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at (540) 942-6675 or Central Shenandoah Crime Stoppers at 1(800)322-2017. Information given to Crime Stoppers may be given anonymously. Callers with information that lead to an arrest in this case are eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

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