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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Frederick Police Investigate Shooting


July 16, 2020

Frederick Police Investigate Shooting

FREDERICK, MD – At about 6:21 p.m. on July 16, 2020, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 block of Key Parkway for the report of a shooting.  Officers located an adult male with several gunshot wounds to his upper body.  Officers and EMS personnel provided initial care, and transported the victim via Maryland State Police helicopter to an area trauma center for further treatment.  The victim is currently in stable condition.

Detectives interviewed potential witnesses, and canvassed the area for other potential witnesses or evidence.  Crime scene technicians processed the scene and collected potential evidence.  Based on preliminary information, this incident does not appear to be a random crime.  Detectives are working to identify a suspect, who is described as an adult, black male who fled the scene. The investigation is ongoing, and FPD may release more details as they become available.

The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Doug Ames at 240-674-6811.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the department’s tip lines:

The tip lines and e-mail are not intended for urgent information. If an immediate response is necessary, please use our non-emergency number, 301-600-2102.

The Frederick Police Department 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.  Please see for more information on how to submit a tip.

Case Number: 2020-056810

Investigator: Det. Doug Ames – 240-674-6811

Information Contact: Lt. Kirk Henneberry – 301-600-6217

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