Sheriff Deputy In Critical Condition After Being Shot

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DFC Warren Scott Hogan

Chestertown, MD. –  Last night, Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at 9:36 p.m., the Queen Anne’s Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance at 209 Edmore Road, Chestertown. The female involved in the incident later responded to the Sheriff’s Headquarters, according to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Department.

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Shortly after midnight, the female was escorted to the residence to to get her clothing. Whileinside the residence, the suspect armed himself with a shotgun and fired at the Deputy, who returned fire, according to authorities. The deputy and the suspect were both injured in the gun battle.

Deputy 1st Class Warren Scott Hogan, a four year veteran was flown to Shock Trauma and in critical condition after surgery. In a Facebook post the Queen Anne’s Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public prayers.

The unidentified suspect has died from his injuries according to Maryland State Police.

The Maryland State Police Homicide Unit has taken charge of the case.

Maryland State Police, the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff, and University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center doctors are set to hold a briefing at 10 a.m. today.

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