Members of Frederick Police Department are investigating an armed robbery and shooting incident that occurred overnight in the 1400 block of Taney Ave. According to witnesses, the incident occurred between midnight and 0200 on Sunday morning, April 30th, when a group of friends were approached outside by a black male suspect who presented a handgun and ordered them to empty their pockets. After a brief struggle the suspect fired the handgun, and one of the victims was struck. The victim of the shooting, who is not being identified at this time, was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released from an area hospital this morning. Detectives were called and the investigation is ongoing.
Should anyone have any information about this incident, The Frederick Police Department is asking that you contact the investigating officer listed below. Anyone wishing to leave information anonymously can call the Frederick Police Department's tip line at 301-600-TIPS(8477), send information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or send a text to 240-674-TIPS(8477).
Incident Report # 2017-032273
For More Information Contact:
Lt. C. Pennington