Frederick Police Investigate Shooting

The victim was medivaced to an area hospital.


Frederick, Md (KM). One person was shot Thursday afternoon in the Hillcrest Orchard communnity of Frederick.

Police, and fire adn rescue personnel were dispatched to 1215 Danielle Drive for a shooting. “After we got here or on our way here, we discovered we did have a victim with a gunshot wound,” says Lt. Kirk Henneberry, commander of the Criminal Investigation Division of the Frederick Police Department.

He didn’t describe the extent  of the victim’s injuries. “They are taking him  via helicopter as a precaution. I can’t disclose too much of his injury, but we did confirm it is a gunshot wound,” he says.

Detectives are conducting an investigation to determine the sequence of events which led up to the shooting. Police closed off Orchard Way between Danielle Drive and Appleton Court. in order to conduct their investigation, but it has since reopened.

Because the State Police medivac helicopter landed and took off at Hill Street Park, dismissal at nearby Hillcrest Elementary School was delayed.


By Kevin McManus