On Friday, December 8, 2023, at approximately 9:16 a.m., the Frederick Police Department received a call for a stabbing that had just occurred inside an apartment in the 100 block of North Market St. Upon arrival, officers located two male victims with multiple stab wounds. Frederick County Fire and Rescue also responded and provided treatment to both victims. As additional officers were responding to the scene, they located a third individual walking away from the apartment on North Market St. That individual was detained by officers. Upon interviewing the victims and several witnesses, officers determined that the male who was walking on North Market St. was the suspect in the assault.
Both victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment and are expected to recover.
The suspect was identified as Michael Duane Duffin, (DOB 03-07-1978), of Hagerstown, MD. Duffin has been charged with two counts of First-Degree Assault, two counts of Second-Degree Assault, and Reckless Endangerment.
Case #: 2023-100474
Incident Type: Stabbing
Lead Investigator: Det. Anthony McPeak
Author of Release: D/Sgt. Jonathan Shatlockslong@frederickmdpolice.org or 240-586-0462PIO Contact: Samantha Long-