Police Identify Man In Officer Involved Shooting

FREDERICK, Md. (DG) – The name of the suspect who was shot and killed by police in Mt Airy has been released.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office reports Cody Ethan Mitchell, 26, of Damascus, was shot and killed by Howard County Police officers after a burglary Monday afternoon on Manor Drive.

While police tried to initiate a traffic stop, the suspect’s vehicle rammed a Howard County police cruiser.

The vehicle then drove towards three police officers and Mitchell was shot and killed.

A woman who was with Mitchell in the van was taken into custody. She was identified as Shyann Brandi-Dawn Outen, 28, of Woodbine.

Outen has been charged with 1st degree burglary and theft between $1,000-$10,000.


-Dianah Gibson