FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 1, 2020
Frederick Police Make Arrest in New Year's Day Shooting
FREDERICK, MD - On today's date at 11:11 am, the Frederick Police Department responded to a local area hospital for a report of an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso. Upon investigation, it was determined that the shooting occurred inside an apartment in the 300 block of Fieldpointe Blvd. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released from the hospital.
Statements given by witnesses indicated that the victim and suspect were known to each other. A short time later, police arrested 19-year-old Marcus Lequell Boone, of Frederick, Maryland, who was charged with 2nd Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Discharging a Firearm Within City Limits, Possession of a Firearm by a Minor, and Altering Physical Evidence.
Evidence collected from the scene and statements from witnesses indicated the shooting may have been accidental.
Anyone wishing to leave information anonymously can call the Frederick Police Department's tip line at 301-600-TIPS(8477), send information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or send a text to 240-674-TIPS(8477).
Marcus Lequell Boone
300 Blk Field Pointe Blvd., Frederick, MD 21702
Incident Report # 2020-000115
Investigating Officer: Detective Loftis