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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Man suffers life-threatening gunshot wound in Frederick

At 1736 hours on 12/9/2020 officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of the 1300 block of Taney Ave where they found an adult male who had been shot in the upper thigh.  The victim was rushed to a local area medical facility and his wounds are considered to be life threatening.

Officers and Detectives determined the victim was operating his vehicle, and when he came to a stop he was approached by three males.  One of the males opened fire with the victim still seated in the vehicle.  There is no viable description of the suspects at this time and they were last seen running towards the area of Applegate Apartments.  The Police Department is asking anyone that observed anything suspicious in that area at that time to call the department’s anonymous tip line, 301-600-8477 (TIPS),  or text 240-674-8477 (TIPS) or email

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