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Arrest made in New Year's Day shooting in Frederick

The Frederick Police Department said the victim and the suspect involved in the shooting know each other.
Credit: Frederick Police
19-year-old Marcus Lequell Boone was arrested and charged with second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and other charges.

FREDERICK, Md. — Frederick Police made an arrest in a shooting that happened around 11:11 a.m. on New Year's Day, injuring one. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released from the hospital.  

The shooting happened in the 300 block of Fieldpointe Drive, according to the Frederick Police Department. Upon arrival, authorities said the victim was shot multiple times.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, and preliminary details of the investigation show that the victim and the shooter know each other. 

Police arrested 19-year-old Marcus Lequell Boone, of Frederick, and he was charged with second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, discharging a firearm within city limits, possession of a firearm by a minor and altering physical evidence. 

Evidence collected from the scene and statements from witnesses indicated the shooting may have been accidental.  

Earlier on New Year's Day, three people were injured after a shooting near a hotel in Tysons Corner on New Year's Day, Fairfax County police said.

The shooting happened on the 8600 block of Westwood Center Drive in Tysons Corner just before 3 a.m. during a "large gathering of people."

A total of three people have been taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries as a result of the shooting, police said.

Police believe the shooting was not random and there is no threat to the public.

At this time, there is no information on a possible suspect. Fairfax County Police are investigating the incident.

On Dec. 30, one person was killed and another was seriously injured after a shooting in the Alexandria portion of Fairfax County, police said.  

The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. in the 7900 block of Sausalito Place in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, Virginia. When officers arrived at the scene, they found 18-year-old Kamren Quick suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Officers took Quick to a nearby hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries. Officers also found 20-year-old Jayden Quick dead inside the home from a gunshot wound. 

Fairfax County police were able to make an arrest and are continuing to investigate the incident.

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