Teen arrested in shooting of her friend

January 30, 1996

A 16-year-old Taneytown girl was in in the Carroll County Detention Center last night on charges of shooting a friend with a .22-caliber rifle.

Shannon Marie Utz of Wilson Avenue has been charged with shooting with intent to maim, battery, reckless endangerment and carrying a deadly weapon with the intent of injuring someone.

The teen-ager was being held on $10,000 bail.

According to court records, Taneytown police were called to a shooting on Wilson Avenue at 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

Taneytown Sgt. Gregory S. Woelfel said he found Jason Kiser, 18, lying on the floor with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police said Mr. Kiser of Naylors Mill Road in Detour told police he and a friend had been arguing in the basement.

During the argument, the friend got a rifle and, as the fight continued, she shot him, police said. In his report, Sergeant Woelfel said he found a .22-caliber rifle in the home.

Marine Roderuck promoted to rank of sergeant

Marine Sgt. Roderuck L. Shriver recently was promoted to his present rank while serving with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, N.C.

ead,1 He is the son of Harold L. and Catherine H. Shriver of Keymar.

The 1986 graduate of Frederick Christian Academy joined the Marine Corps in May 1991.


Taneytown: Taneytown, Harney, Union Bridge, Barlow, Littlestown of Adams County, Pa., and Emmitsburg of Frederick County responded to a church fire on Frederick Street at 11:22 a.m. Saturday. Units were out for 36 minutes.

Taneytown: Taneytown, Harney and Union Bridge responded to a shed fire on Crouse Mill Road at 8:35 a.m. Friday. Units were out for 35 minutes.

Union Bridge: Union Bridge responded to a pole fire on Elger Street at 9 a.m. Saturday. Units were out for 17 minutes.

Union Bridge: Union Bridge responded to a fuel spill on West Locust Street at 5:48 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 59 minutes.

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