Officers responded for a reported fight involving a discharge of a firearm. The investigation revealed a group of juveniles were fighting and one had shot a bb gun and a real gun was not involved in the disturbance.
On 05/30/2016 at approx. 1441 hrs, Officers were dispatched to the area of Edward P. Thomas Memorial Pool, located in the 500BLK of Fleming Ave, Frederick, MD. Several callers indicated a group was fighting and a subject had produced a handgun, which was then discharged. The handgun was then realized to be a BB gun or airsoft gun. Officers arrived in the area and located numerous witnesses and detained several suspects. The investigation revealed that 2 groups of juveniles were fighting when 1 produced an airsoft gun and shot several rounds. No injuries were reported and several juveniles were charged with assault. The investigation remains on going.
If anyone has any information, please contact OFC Pyon at 301-600-6213. Information can be left anonymously at 301-600-8477, by text at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or email at email@example.com.
Investigating Officer: OFC Pyon 301-600-6213
Officer Preparing Release: Cpl Pecor 301-600-3922
FPD PIO: Lt Pennington 301-600-3935