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Posted on: July 23, 2022

FPD investigating downtown homicide

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (8)

At approximately 3:30 a.m. on July 23, 2022 an FPD officer was patrolling the North Market Street area when he heard a gunshot in the 300 Block of North Market Street.


Upon arriving on scene, the officer located an individual, later identified as Michael Isaiah Olaniyi, 26, of Montgomery Village, who had suffered a gunshot wound. Mr. Olaniyi was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.


This is an active and ongoing investigation. FPD is asking anyone with information that may be helpful in this investigation to contact Det. Radtke at 240-549-4579 or sradtke@frederickmdpolice.org.


Those wishing to leave information anonymously can do so at 301-600-TIPS (8477), send information via email to fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org, or send a text to 240-674-TIPS (8477).


The Frederick Police Department partners with Metro Crime Stoppers (MCS) of Maryland. Submitting a tip through MCS may result in the tipster receiving a cash reward if the information leads to an arrest. Please visit for more information.


Date: 7/23/22

Incident type: Homicide

Location: 300 Block of North Market Street

Lead investigator: Det. Radtke

Author of release: Allen Etzler

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