Sheriff’s office seek help to ID suspect in Frederick Co. church shooting

Two people were hurt in a shooting in Frederick County, Maryland, on Saturday during a funeral service.

It happened around 2:45 p.m. on the 5600 block of Ballenger Creek Pike near the Jackson Chapel United Methodist Church in Frederick, according to Frederick County Sheriff’s Office.

Two people were shot after an altercation between people at the service. According to a spokesperson with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, one victim was shot in the lower extremity and the other victim’s ear was grazed by a bullet. Neither victim has been identified.

The victims were taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening and later discharged. The suspect fled before deputies arrived.

NBC Washington reported that the funeral service was for 24-year-old Trevor Frazier, one of the victims of a double homicide in Capitol Heights on April 7.

Detectives do not believe the shooting was random. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect, whose picture can be seen at the Frederick Sheriff’s Office’s Twitter.

Anyone with information should call 301-600-4017 or 301-600-4131.

Below is the area where it happened.

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