The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred in the area of the 100 Block of West All Saints Street in Frederick on Saturday, July 1, 2023.
At approximately 12:20 a.m., FPD officers responded to a parking lot located in the area mentioned above where they discovered a male victim suffering from severe traumatic injuries. Immediate life-saving measures were initiated, and EMS provided aid to the victim. Despite the best efforts, the victim was later pronounced deceased.
The deceased victim has been identified as Tayquan Cornell Palmer, age 28, of Frederick, Maryland.
Preliminary findings suggest that this incident was not a random act of violence. However, due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, no additional details regarding the incident are being released at this time.
The Frederick Police Department is actively investigating this case and urges anyone with information or relevant video footage pertaining to the incident to come forward and contact Detective Radtke at 240-549-4579 or by email sradtke@FrederickMDPolice.org.
FPD encourages individuals who wish to provide information anonymously to contact the Frederick Police Department's tip line at 301-600-TIPS (8477), submit information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or send a text message to 240-674-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.
As the investigation progresses, the Frederick Police Department remains committed to ensuring the safety and security of the community. Further updates will be provided as they become available.
Case #: 23-53303
Incident Type: Fatal Shooting
Location: 100 block West All Saints Street
Lead Investigator: Det. Radtke
Author of Release: Samantha Long
PIO Contact: Samantha Long email@example.com or 240-586-0462