A Taneytown woman was shot Monday afternoon and taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for medical treatment, according to Maryland State Police.
The victim was identified as Karlie Burkindine, 26.
Police believe the suspect is a juvenile who is related to Burkindine, according to an MSP news release,
The suspect is not being identified at this time and charges are pending the outcome of the investigation and consultation with the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office, according to the release.
Lt. Rebecca Bosley would not say whether the suspect was in custody as of 8 p.m. Monday.
At approximately 1:15 p.m. on Monday, Taneytown Police Department received a call reporting an incident in the unit block of York Street in Taneytown. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found the victim with an apparent gunshot wound to her arm. The suspect was said to have fled the scene, according to the release.
Maryland State Police from the Westminster Barrack responded, along with investigators from the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division, according to the release. Crime scene technicians from MSP’s Forensic Sciences Division responded to process evidence.
The investigation is ongoing with MSP leading and working in conjunction with Taneytown police, according to Sgt. Dale Smith of the Taneytown Police Department.
The shooting is the second in less than a week in Carroll County.
On Thursday, Westminster Police Department responded to a residence in the 200 block of Hobbits Lane after receiving a welfare check call.
Officers discovered William Skillin, 46, deceased at the scene from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in a vehicle located in the garage and Mary Skillin, 39, in a second vehicle, injured from a gunshot wound, according to the news release.
Mary Skillin was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore.
Maj. Pete D’Antuono, of the Westminster Police Department, said Monday afternoon that Mary Skillin is stable, but remains in critical condition. He said there were no other updates on the investigation.