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17-year-old found dead at Country Inn & Suites in Frederick

Malakai Tyrelle Cooke
Posted at 5:42 AM, Apr 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-20 13:04:23-04

FREDERICK, Md. — Police say a 17-year-old was fatally shot overnight Friday at a Country Inn & Suites in Frederick.

A call came in around 2 a.m. for shots fired in the 5500 block of Spectrum Drive, near Francis Scott Key Mall.

Arriving deputies found Malakai Tyrelle Cooke dead at the scene.

So far no information on a suspect or motive has been released.

Deputies are asking the public for help.

If anyone has dashcam video, witnessed this event, or saw something out of sort around the time of this incident, they ask that you contact the FCSO at 301-600-1046 and ask to speak to a detective.