UPDATE-Officer Involved Shooting In Thurmont

One man is dead


Thurmont, Md. (DG)- The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one man dead in Thurmont.

Taylor Clarke, spokeswoman with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, said deputies responded to a residence on Sandy Spring Lane around 1:30 AM for a home invasion burglary.

While dispatchers were on the phone, they were informed there was a man outside with a gun..

Witnesses report hearing police say ‘drop the gun’ and then the sounds of gun shots.

A man was shot and killed by police.

No law enforcement officers were injured.


Thurmont, Md. (DG) – The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of an officer involved shooting in the Thurmont area.

The shooting happened early this morning on Sandy Spring Lane.

Police say they were responding to a report of a person outside with a gun.

That person was shot and killed by police.

Authorities say there is no danger to the public.

Stay tuned to 930-AM WFMD for the latest on the shooting.