Man charged with strangulation on West Shore

(West Shore Regional Police Department)

WORMLEYSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A man was taken to Cumberland County Prison on Sunday after an assault on the West Shore, according to police.

Shawn Shepard, 32, is accused of assaulting someone Sunday afternoon in the 500 block of North Second Street in Wormleysburg.

The victim reported to police that Shepard assaulted her and strangled her to the point that she lost consciousness.

Shepard was arrested and charged with strangulation and simple assault.

The victim received treatment at a local hospital.

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