UPDATE – Victim In Deadly Shooting In Frederick Identified

Shooting happened near the FSK Mall











Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a deadly shooting Friday morning. But have identified the victim as Malakai Tyrelle Cooke, 17, of Brunswick.  His next of kin have been notified.

Deputies responded to the Country Inn and Suites on Spectrum Drive near the FSK Mall at around 2:00 AM for a call of shots fired. When they arrived, they found Cooke  dead at the scene.

Spokesman Todd Wivell says investigators are searching for a person of interest, although they would not call this individual a suspect.

The Sheriff’s Office remains at the parking lot of the Country Inn and Suites on Spectrum Drive, conducting their investigation.


FREDERICK, Md. At 2 AM Frederick County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Country Inn and Suites located at the 5500 block of Spectrum Drive in Frederick for a call of shots fired. Upon arrival, deputies found the 17 year old male victim dead  on scene.

Detectives are currently on scene conducting a thorough investigation and there will be a heavy police presence in the area for quite for some time. At this point, there are no suspects in custody.

If you have any information regarding this incident, call 301-600-1046 and reference case # 21-034259.