Frederick Police are investigating an afternoon stabbing...
On 8/8/14, at approximately 1230 hours, officers and detectives with the Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 block of W. 7th St. for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, officers came into contact with the victim who said he was in the parking lot of Frederick Memorial Hospital when he was approached by another male. The victim told police a physical altercation ensued, and during the fight, the victim was slashed with a knife. The victim sustained minor injuries and was treated at FMH.
Through the course of the investigation, it was determined the suspect and victim were known to each other, and the fight may have been due to a prior altercation. The investigation into this incident is active and ongoing and believed to be an isolated event. No other information is being released at this time.
The Frederick Police Department requests anyone with information to contact the lead investigator, Det. Kevin Forrest, at 301-600-6219. Anonymous tips can also be left by contacting 301-600-TIPS or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional updates will be released as they become available.
Case Type: 1st degree assault
Incident Location: 400 W. 7th St.
Lead Investigator: Det. Kevin Forrest
Author of Release: Sgt. Joe Hayer at 301-600-1265 or email@example.com