The Frederick Police Department is investigating an early morning incident that led to one person being fatally stabbed.
On Saturday, March 18, 2023, at approximately 1:15 a.m., officers from Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 Block of North Market Street for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located a victim who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. Officers immediately rendered aid and attempted resuscitation efforts, but the victim was later pronounced dead on scene. Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives believe this was a targeted attack and not a random act of violence.
This is an open and active investigation. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Det. McPeak at AMcPeak@frederickMDpolice.org. Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477). Residents around the 400 Block of North Market Street that have cameras or video surveillance are asked to check their systems and contact Det. McPeak if they observe anything that might be helpful to FPD in this investigation.
Case #: 2023-21508
Incident Type: Stabbing
Location: 400 Block of North Market Street
Lead Investigator: Det. McPeak
Author of release: PIO- Samantha Long
PIO Contact: Samantha Long firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-586-0462