One Person Shot In Discovery Wed. Night

He was flown to Shock Trauma.


Walkersville, Md (KM) The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a shooting Wednesday night in the Discovery neighborhood.

Deputies were dispatched to the 8,000 block of Treasure Avenue at around 10:30 PM, and found a 20-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his rear upper thigh area. Emergency medical personnel arrived at the scene and treated the victim, who was flown to University of Maryland Shock Trauma by State Police helicopter. He’s listed in stable condition, according to the Sheriff’s Office..

Investigators say the victim was confronted outside of his residence and was shot. The suspect fled the area. Deputies did a canvass, but were not able to find the suspect.

Investigators say the victim was targeted by the gunman and this is not a random shooting.

Anyone who has information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Bird at the Sheriff’s Office at 301-600-7118. Citizens can also remain anonymous and call the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line with their information¬† at 301-600-4131.


By Kevin McManus