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Man charged with strangulation in domestic assault

Shawn Michael Shepard

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. – A Wormleysburg man is charged in a domestic assault over the weekend. West Shore Regional Police Department were contacted on Sunday at around 1:45 p.m. by a female victim regarding an assault that occurred in the 500 Block of North Second Street, Wormleysburg.

The victim reported that 32-year-old Shawn Michael Shepard had assaulted her and strangled her to the point that she went unconscious. The victim suffered injuries and received treatment at a local hospital.

Charges against Shepard included Strangulation and Simple Assault. Following arraignment he was released after posting $15,000 bail.