Man shot at Frederick Co. house party

A Columbia, Maryland, man is in the hospital after being shot at a house party in Middletown, authorities said.

Maryland State Police and deputies from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:45 a.m. Friday to a report of a loud house party in the 8200 block of Baltimore National Pike.

Troopers and deputies found about 50 people leaving a three-story home there, according to a state police news release.

Inside the home, they discovered Savion Wright, 21, of Columbia, suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. He was taken to Meritus Medical Center to be treated.

The gun used in the shooting was not recovered and police have not identified a suspect.

Anyone with information about a suspect or who was in attendance at the party is urged to contact the Maryland State Police Frederick Barrack at 301-600-4150 or 301-766-3800.  Callers may remain anonymous.

Below is a map of the area where the incident happened.

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Editor and reporter for He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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