The tragic news of a Maryland judge being fatally shot at his own residence has left many in shock. As of now, the police have not made any arrests related to the incident.
Local reports and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office have confirmed that Washington County Circuit Judge Andrew Wilkinson, who is 52 years old, was discovered in his Hagerstown home driveway at approximately 8 p.m.
According to authorities, Wilkinson was shot and subsequently transported to Meritus Medical Center where he was ultimately pronounced dead from his injuries.
At the moment, there have been no arrests made or descriptions of suspects released by the sheriff’s office.
It remains unclear what drove the perpetrator to commit the murder. The reason behind the killing is still unknown.
According to Neil Parrott, a former state representative, the death of the judge has been confirmed on X.
The tweet shared a devastating update from Washington County, revealing the tragic death of Judge Andrew Wilkinson. According to the tweet, he was shot multiple times and did not survive. The news is truly heartbreaking and shocking.
As of now, the authorities are conducting a thorough search to find the perpetrator responsible for the heinous crime. It is a difficult and trying time for both the police and the family of the victim, Judge Wilkinson. Let us keep them in our thoughts and prayers during this challenging phase.
According to a report by ABC 7 News, Maryland state troopers have been sent to the residences of other judges to ensure their safety. This move comes in response to the recent killing of Judge Andrew Wilkinson in Hagerstown, Washington County.
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