Frederick Man Charged Following A Domestic Incident

Police say he fired a shot while an officer was talking to the victim.


Frederick, Md (KM) A Frederick man is charged with weapons offenses, assault, resisting arrest, reckless endangerment and other offenses following a domestic incident Friday morning. Derrick Dante Wallace, 32, was taken into custody.

Police responded to the 1100 block of Orchard Terrace just before 8:00 AM for a domestic assault in progress. The first arriving officer met with the victim, who said she had been fighting with her boyfriend.

As the officer was speaking with the woman, an individual fired a gun from the opposite side of a parked car. Police say Wallace had been sitting on a curb behind the carĀ  The bullet struck another parked vehicle, but no one was hurt.

Wallace was quickly apprehended, and transported to the Adult Detention Center. He’s charged with:

Loaded Handgun on Person
Handgun on Person
Firearm Possession with Felony Conviction
Regulated Firearm: Illegal Possession
Illegal Possession of Ammunition
Disorderly Conduct
Reckless Endangerment
Assault-Second Degree
Resist/Interfere with Arrest
Discharge Firearm in City Limit
Fail to Obey a Reasonable/Lawful Order

Wallace is currently being held without bond.


By Kevin McMafnus



Derrick Dante Wallace


Derrick Dante Wallace