Man seriously hurt after being shot on Frederick Co. walking path

A man is in serious condition after he was found shot on a walking path Sunday evening in the Waterside community of Maryland, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.

Deputies were called to the walking path behind Waterview Court shortly before 9 p.m. for the report of an injured person and discovered the man along the path.

He was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore with what was later determined to be a gunshot wound and remains in serious condition, authorities said.

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

Anyone with more information related to this incident is asked to contact Detective Jason Brady at 301-600-7134 or Tips and information may also be sent to, or callers may remain anonymous by calling the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 301-600-4131.

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Writer/Editor 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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