At approximately 11:51 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department's Patrol Squad D responded to the 100 Block of Willowdale Drive for reports of a firearm discharged inside an apartment.
While on the scene, officers attempted to locate where the shots had originated when they observed an individual exiting an apartment via a balcony. Responding officers quickly apprehended the individual without incident and took them into custody for questioning.
Inside the apartment, officers discovered a female victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. The female, whose identity is being withheld at this time, was pronounced deceased at Frederick Health Hospital.
The apprehended individual was transported to FPD headquarters for questioning. During this time, Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit gathered sufficient evidence to formally charge, Kevin Eugene Mack, age 42, of Pennsylvania with 1st Degree Murder.
"I'd like to acknowledge the outstanding work of our responding officers, who quickly identified and apprehended the suspect, likely preventing additional violence within our community," expressed Frederick Police Chief, Jason Lando. "On behalf of our entire team, I would also like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of our victim."
The investigation into the incident is ongoing, and no further details are available at this time.
Anyone with information from events that occurred in the area of Willowdale Drive is encouraged to contact Detective Nicole Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org / 240-549-4562 or Detective Kyrie Yackovich at email@example.com / 240-549-4450. FPD also 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).
Incident Type: Shooting
Case #: 23-069334
Location: 100 Block of Willowdale Drive, Frederick, MD.
Investigating Officer: Det. Nicole Smith and Det. Kyrie Yackovich
Author of release: Samantha Long
PIO Contact: Samantha Long at email@example.com or 240-586-0462