The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division has arrested a man involved in a firearms discharge in February.
On Feb. 22, 2022, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to 1000 Heather Ridge Drive, in Frederick City, for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located evidence of a firearm being discharged and an unoccupied vehicle that had been struck several times. There was no evidence that any persons were struck by the gunfire.
During the investigation, evidence and information was obtained that positively identified the shooter in this case as Jajuan Michael Anderson, of Frederick. Detectives filed criminal charges against Anderson for charges related to the illegal possession of a firearm and a felon in possession of a firearm. An arrest warrant was issued through the Frederick County District Court Commissioner's Office and Anderson was apprehended on March 30, 2022.
Detectives are working to identify others involved in this incident and determine if this investigation is related to other shooting and firearms discharge calls for service in this area. The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding these incidents to contact Det. McPeak at 240-578-5684 or AMcPeak@FrederickMDPolice.org. Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477).
The City of Frederick is a participating jurisdiction with Metro Crime Stoppers (MCS) of Maryland. Submitting a tip through MCS is anonymous, and if the information leads to an arrest or criminal charges, the tipster receives a cash reward. See http://metrocrimestoppers.org/submit-a-tip/ for more information.
Jajuan Michael Anderson
1000 blk Heather Ridge Drive
Incident Type: Firearms Discharge
Location: 1000 Heather Ridge Drive
Author of release: PIO Allen Etzler - firstname.lastname@example.org