Taejon Gill (Photo: Hagerstown Police Department)

CHARLOTTE, NC — A man wanted in a 2022 homicide in Hagerstown has been apprehended in Charlotte, NC.

Hagerstown Police Lt. Rebecca Fetchu tells The Panhandle News Network that murder suspect Taejon Gill was arrested on June 13th on an outstanding warrant related to the murder of Sharron Clark October 18, 2022 on Murph Ave.

In a press release, HPD expresses appreciation.  “A special thank you to the HPD detectives that worked on this case. They tirelessly investigated and worked relentlessly to see that Gill was brought to justice.”

Gill is awaiting extradition back to Maryland. No further information will be released regarding the events leading up to his arrest in order to protect certain investigative details, Lt. Fetchu says.

“HPD would like to thank the following agencies for assistance on this case:

Maryland State Apprehension Team

Capital Area Regional Task Force

Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force”

 

A timeline of events:

Homicide Investigation 10/18/22

On 10/18/22 at about 8:00 pm, Officers of the Hagerstown Police Department were in the Jonathan St area when they heard the sound of shots fired. As they were attempting to locate where they came from, the Emergency Communications Center took a 911 call. The caller stated that there was a gunshot victim in front of 55 Murph Ave. Within moments, officers located the victim, later identified as Sharron Akraim Clark (age 45 of Hagerstown) with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers immediately began first aid and continued life saving measures until emergency medical service personnel arrived. Clark was transported to Meritus Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

Criminal Investigators were called to the scene and Western Maryland Regional Crime Lab personnel responded to process evidence.

Homicide Investigation Update 10/25/22

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Taejon Najeire Gill, age 20, for the murder of Sharron Clark. HPD is offering an award for information that leads to his arrest. Gill should not be approached and is considered armed and dangerous. If he is seen, dial 911. Gill is from the Hagerstown area but his current whereabouts are unknown.

America’s Most Wanted 

On 2/19/24 America’s Most Wanted aired the homicide case of Sharron Clark at 8pm EST. HPD is searching for wanted murder suspect Taejon Gill. This homicide occurred in 2022 and Gill’s whereabouts are currently unknown. The original press release is below for further details.

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