Frederick police suspend barricade search, no suspect found

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After nearly three hours, police searched around the apartment complex but came up empty

FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM)– A barricade situation has been called off by the Frederick Police Department after they say they could not locate the suspect.

Police responded to the 1000 block of Heather Ridge Drive for a reported gunshot. One person was shot at but has no injuries. Police were able to recover evidence from the scene.

The suspect, who has been identified as a man fled the scene.

After nearly three hours, police searched around the apartment complex but came up empty.

“We thought we had the suspect in an apartment,” said Lt. Kirk Henneberry with the Frederick Police Department. “But through some investigating, it was determined a couple of apartments of interest… He was not there.”

Police believe they do know who the suspect is. They are on the search for him.

We will continue to update this story when more information becomes available.

The investigation is ongoing.

LATEST: 8:36 p.m. – Frederick Police have suspended the search for a potential suspect.

Police say they were not able to locate a suspect.

This story will be updated one more information is available.

A few blocks around the Taney Avenue and Heather Ridge Drive have been blocked off by police after they responded to a barricade situation.

Police responded before 5 p.m. for a firearm discharge in the area and according to Lt. Henneberry, police believe one person was shot at. The area is shutdown while police are looking for the suspect that reportedly left the scene. The victim’s injuries are uknown.

This story will be updated one more information is available.

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