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UPDATE: Suspect Charged in Harrisonburg Malicious Wounding

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Harrisonburg Police Department
MEDIA RELEASE

HPD Continues Investigating Malicious Wounding

March 1, 2013

The driver of the vehicle from the malicious wounding on February 28, has been
identified as Andrew P. Spitzer, 42, of Timberville, VA. Spitzer has been charged
with the following
- One felony count of attempted first degree murder, 18.2-26/18.2-32
- One felony count of aggravated malicious wounding, 18.2-51.2

The victim has been identified as Melvin Campbell, 36, of Elkton, VA. The victim is
currently at the University of Virginia Medical Center and his last known status was
critical but stable condition.

Anyone in the community who has information or was a witness to this incident is
asked to contact the Harrisonburg Police Department.

Callers are able to remain anonymous by calling Crime Solvers at 540-574-5050.
Tipsters may also text "HPD" plus their tip to CRIMES (274637).


Harrisonburg Police Department
ORIGINAL MEDIA RELEASE

HPD Investigating Malicious Wounding

February 28, 2013

The Harrisonburg Police Department is currently investigating a malicious wounding that occurred in the 1700 block of East Market Street.

At approximately 5:20 p.m., officers with HPD responded to a report of a male who had been struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim with numerous injuries.

The victim was taken to Rockingham Memorial Hospital and then transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center. No update is available at this time on the condition of the victim.

The driver of the suspect vehicle was on location at the time of the officer's arrival and was detained as part of the investigation. Charges against the driver are pending. More information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone in the community who has information or was a witness to this incident is asked to contact the Harrisonburg Police Department. Callers are able to remain anonymous by calling Crime Solvers at 540-574-5050. Tipsters may also text "HPD" plus their tip to CRIMES (274637).

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