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Posted on: October 5, 2021

FPD charges two Virginia men in shooting


On October 04, 2021, at 8:48 PM, the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the 2100 Block of Old Farm Drive in reference to a discharge of a firearm.

The officers and detectives on scene located evidence of gunfire and spoke with several witnesses who observed portions of the encounter. While the initial investigation occurred, officers were notified of an adult male at an area hospital with a gunshot wound. Investigators determined the male was at the initial scene with several associates where the discharge was reported and was involved in that encounter. The victim was transported to an area trauma center where he is in critical condition.

Two of the adult males associated with the victim were located and arrested for their involvement in this crime. Those persons were identified as follows:


-          Shane Lee Williams (DOB 04-17-2000) of Painter, Va.

-          Richard Bowdoin Arvidson (DOB 10-24-2000) of Bell Haven, Va.


-          Shane Williams was charged with Possession of a Handgun, Reckless Endangerment and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

-          Richard Arvidson was charged with Possession of an Assault Weapon & Possession of a Loaded Handgun in a Vehicle.

At this time, it is believed this was an incident between known associates. However, no additional information is being released at this time as detectives work to identify other persons involved in this crime.

The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Kyrie Yackovich at 240-549-4450 or<>.  Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477).

This investigation was a coordinated effort between partnering agencies under the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network (MCIN). The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services provides grant funding and strategic support to MCIN member sites to identify, disrupt, and dismantle criminal organizations through inter-agency collaboration and data sharing to make Maryland safer.

The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services funded this project under sub award number, MCIN-2022-0014. All points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position of any Maryland State office or agency.

Case#: 2021-074168

Incident Type: Shooting

Location: 2100 blk Old Farm Drive

Lead investigator: Detective Wolfe

Author of release: Allen Etzler

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