Shots-Fired Incident, Attempted Robbery On I-270 In Frederick County

State Police say the victim was not injured.

Frederick, Md. (KM) – No one was injured in an attempted robbery and shots-fired incident on Interstate-270 on Thursday afternoon.

State Police say at around 12:40 PM, a woman driving her KIA  SUV on southbound I-270 was bumped in the rear. She stopped on a ramp and so did the vehicle which struck hers.

Two men got out.  One got into the passenger side of the woman’s KIA and attempted to rob her. The victim struggled with that man, and both men returned to their vehicle.

The victim told State Police that shots were fired. The woman was not struck and her vehicle was not damaged. Troopers say shell casings were found at the scene.

The two suspects are described as Black males who were driving a black Nissan SUV.

The investigation continues and anyone who has information on this incident is asked to contact the State Police Criminal Enforcement Division West at 301-600-4173.

By Kevin McManus