Police Asking For Public’s Assistance In Fatal Hit & Run Investigation

They’re looking for information the striking vehicle.



Frederick, Md (KM) Frederick Police are asking for the public’s assistance in the investigation of a fatal hit and run last month.

On December 18th, Richard Shelton left his apartment on Orchard Terrence at around 8:45 PM to catch a  bus to get to his job working the overnight shift at the Wal Mart on Route 85. He was found lying on the side of Hillcrest Drive with obvious trauma. Bystanders performed CPR on Shelton until emergency crews arrived on the scene. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say their investigation determined it was a hit and run, and help is needed locating the striking vehicle. . It’s described as a red or maroon minivan or SUV. Possible makes and model include:

* 1997-2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette

* 1997-2000 Pontiac Trans Sport

* 1997-2005 Chevrolet Venture
* 1999-2009 Pontiac Montana
* 2005-2007 Buick Terraza
* 2005-2009 Chevrolet Uplander



If you recognize this vehicle or know a red or maroon minivan or SUV with damage since December 18th, you’re asked to contact Frederick Police. You can call the non-emergency number, 301-600-2102; the Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS {8477}. Tips can also be sent by e-mail to [email protected]; or by text to 240-674-TIPS {8477)



By Kevin McManus