Police Investigate Robbery and Shooting

Victim not seriously injured.

FREDERICK, Md. (DG) – Frederick Police are investigating an armed robbery and shooting that happened early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the 1400 blk of Taney Ave and were told by witnesses that between midnight and 2 AM, a group of friends were approached outside by a black male with a handgun.

The suspect ordered them to empty their pockets. After a brief struggle, the suspect fired the handgun, and one of the victims was struck.

The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries at an area hospital.

Police are asking anyone with information on this incident to call their tip line at 301-600-TIPS(8477).

By – Dianah Gibson