Police are still investigating the shooting, which happened on the back end of Country Hill Apartments.
Police say they received calls around 5:30 p.m. Thursday about neighbors hearing gun shots in the area. When they arrived on scene, they found a man on the ground with a bullet wound to his torso.
Witnesses tell police they saw the suspect fleeing the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, light complexion with a thin build and he was wearing a mask, dark hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants.
Police are asking anyone with more information about this shooting to contact them at (301) 600-TIPS (8477) or email them at FPDCrimeTip@frederickMDpolice.org.