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Posted on: February 23, 2017

[ARCHIVED] FPD Detectives investigating a Homicide W. South St.

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FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

February 23, 2017

 

 

FPD Detectives investigating a Homicide W. South St.

 

 

FREDERICK, MD – On 02/22/2017 at approximately 2207 hours members of the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 400 BLK of West South Street.  Upon arrival to the area, Officers located the scene of the incident.  The incident appears to have begun inside an apartment and continued outside.  As the altercation escalated, the suspect identified as Richard Jerome Harriday, displayed a handgun and shot the victim once in the upper body. 

 

Harriday then fled the scene and retreated to a garage located off Hoffman’s Alley.  Harriday locked himself inside the garage for approximately 2 hours.  During that time, Harriday spoke with FPD Negotiators.  Harriday peacefully surrendered to FPD SRT.  He was taken into custody and transported to FPD CID for questioning.  From there Harriday was transported to the FCADC for processing and is awaiting appearance before the District Court Commissioner at this time.

 

At this time FPD is not pursuing any other suspects and do not believe this is a random act of violence.  FPD did recover a handgun during the course of the investigation. 

 

Victim:

Zachary Winters

9/7/1988

400BLK W. South St.

 

Suspect:

Richard Jerome Harriday

12/23/1954

400BLK W South St.

 

Charges:

1st Degree Murder

2ndDegree Murder

Handgun used in the commission of a violent crime

Handgun on Person

 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2102. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact the department by phone 301-600-TIPS (8477), text at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.

 

 

Case Report Number:      2017-017316

Investigating Detective: Det. Ames

Author of Release:           Sgt. Andrew Alcorn

 

Public Information Contact:         Clark Pennington

                                                            301-600-3935

 

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