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.

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