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Police identify suspect involved in Frederick County funeral service shooting

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Posted at 9:47 PM, Apr 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-30 21:47:29-04

FREDERICK CO., Md. — The Frederick County Sheriff's Office has identified the man they say is responsible for the funeral service shooting at Jackson's Chapel United Methodist Church in Frederick County.

Officers believe 27-year-old Demar Cortze Allen was involved in the incident that injured two people at a funeral on April 20.

It was reported that the suspect fled the area before medics got on the scene. The Sheriff's Office reported that the incident wasn't a random shooting.

READ MORE: 2 victims shot during funeral service at Jackson's Chapel United Methodist Church in Frederick County

Officials are asking anyone who has information on Allen's whereabouts to contact Detective Skelley at 301-600-4017, or contact our anonymous Tips Line at 301-600-4131.