Frederick Police Department detectives are investigating a shooting...
On 7/4/14, at approximately 2245 hours, Frederick Police officers and detectives responded to the 400 block of Sagner Ave. for a shooting. Upon arrival, a 15 year old female was located and was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the leg.
Based upon witness interviews, it is believed that a group of black males were in the Lucas Village Community when one fired a handgun from the area of Rhode Island Ct. The bullet struck the victim when she was walking on Sagner Ave. with friends. It is not believed the victim was the intended target of the shooting.
The victim was transported from the scene by ambulance, and her injury is non-life threatening. As of this writing, she has not yet been released from the hospital.
The investigation into this shooting is active and ongoing; therefore, limited information is being released at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division. Information can be passed on by contacting the lead detective, Det. Gene Alston, at 301-600-1269. Anonymous tips can be left by calling 301-600-TIPS.
Investigation Type: Shooting
Location: 400 Block Sagner Ave.
Lead Detective: Det. Gene Alston
Author of Release: D/Sgt. Joe Hayer @ 301-600-1265 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PIO Requests: Lt. Clark Pennington @ 301-600-3935 or email@example.com