FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2019
Frederick Police Investigate Firearms Discharges & Related Destruction of Property
At 6:46 p.m. on June 11, 2020, the Frederick Police Department (FPD) received a call for a report of a firearm discharge in the area of the 1600 block of Shookstown Road. A caller reported hearing several gunshots, and saw a white, four-door sedan speed off. Officers checked the area, but did not locate the suspicious vehicle or evidence of a discharge at that time.
At 10:51 p.m. on June 11, the FPD received a call for report of a firearm discharge in the area of Grant Place and Bolton Street. The caller advised hearing a single gunshot, and observed four individuals flee north on Grant Place. The caller believed the group that had fled consisted of three males and one female. Responding officers located a spent shell casing in the area where the caller had seen the group at the time of the gunshot. An officer collected the casing as evidence.
At 11:34 p.m. on June 11, officers investigated a destruction of property at a residence in the 1000 block of Storrington Drive. The victim told officers that he had located a bullet hole in a second story bedroom. An officer recovered a projectile and submitted it as evidence. A resident told officers he heard a loud bang at approximately 6:30 p.m. Officers canvassed the area for additional evidence.
The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with more information about these incidents to contact Detective Tyler Deatrich at 240-549-4541. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the department’s tip lines: by voicemail at 301-600-TIPS (8477), to text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The FPD partners with Metro Crime Stoppers (MCS) of Maryland. Submitting a tip through MCS may result in the tipster receiving a cash reward if the information leads to an arrest. All tips through MCS are anonymous. See http://metrocrimestoppers.org/submit-a-tip/ for more information.
Case Numbers: 2020-047760 / 2020-047818 / 2020-047827
Investigator: Det. Tyler Deatrich – 240-549-4541
Author / Public Information Contact: Lt. Kirk Henneberry – 301-600-6217