UPDATE 10:18 p.m. — Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando explained there will be an outside investigation of this officer-involved shooting conducted by the Independent Investigations Division under the Office of the Maryland Attorney General and Maryland State Police.
Chief Lando also explained that while the investigation is underway, he nor FPD can comment on the incident or release further details.
“Any investigative things I just can’t talk about because it’s not under our purview right now,” Chief Lando said during the press conference outside of the Shock Trauma Center.
He also stated that while his officers do wear body cameras, he could not confirm whether the cameras were on during this incident.
Physician in Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Dr. Thomas Scalea, highlighted that while the officers are expected to make a full recovery and the suspect is out of surgery, the growing incidents of violence can’t be ignored.
“I just wanted to make one more comment without around the kind of the emotional total of the violence,” Dr. Scalea said. “We admitted five people before two o’clock [in the afternoon] to shock [trauma]. That’s nuts that there is so much violence in the city and in the state.”
UPDATE 5:16 p.m. — Police gave an update on the three individuals’ states outside of Baltimore shock trauma. They said that the two officers are both awake and stable.
Police said that the officers involved were 43-year-old Bryan Snyder and 32-year-old Kristen Kowalski. This is Snyder’s second year of service and Kowalski’s ninth year. They are currently under observation, but officials believe they will be okay.
The suspect is 25-year-old Dominique Lamarr Lewis. Lewis was in surgery and is currently recovering.
UPDATE 2:45 p.m. — Frederick City Police Chief Jason Lando said a shooting took place Friday afternoon involving three people — one male officer, one female officer and a third person identified as a suspect in the shooting.
The police chief announced this during a press conference that the Frederick City Police Department held at around 2:15 p.m. Friday afternoon.
All three were transported to Shock Trauma in Baltimore by Maryland State Police helicopter. Conditions at the present time are unknown.
The shooting took place shortly after 12:00 p.m. at the intersection of Waverley Drive and Key Parkway.
No information was provided as to what precipitated the shooting.
The next press conference will be held at Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore at 5 p.m.
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UPDATE 2:30 p.m. — The lockdowns for schools in the area of the officer-involved shooting has been lifted Friday afternoon, according to Frederick County Public Schools’ official Twitter page.
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FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — There has been an officer-involved shooting on Key Parkway and Waverley Drive in Frederick on Friday, according to Todd Wivell with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office.
At this time, Wivell says they cannot confirm the agency of the officer involved in the shooting. It is also not confirmed how many victims were involved in the shooting.
The scene is safe and secure according to Wivell.
Schools in the area have also entered lockdowns according to Frederick County Public Schools’ official Twitter page.
Due to police activity in the area, the following schools are on lockout status: Frederick High, West Frederick Middle, Waverley ES, Butterfly Ridge ES, Hillcrest ES, Lincoln ES, Parkway ES, and SUCCESS Program.Frederick County Public Schools Twitter page
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