The startling murder occurred at the house of a Maryland judge who was shot dead on Thursday night. No arrests have been made by the police as of yet.
The 52-year-old Washington County Circuit Court Judge Andrew Wilkinson was discovered in his Hagerstown driveway at approximately 8 p.m., based on information from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and local media.
After being shot, Wilkinson was transported to Meritus Medical Center, where doctors declared him dead, according to the authorities.
No arrests have been announced, and no suspect description has been made public by the sheriff’s office.
Former state representative, Neil Parrott, confirmed the judge’s death on X.
“Horrible news in Washington County tonight. It appears that Judge Andrew Wilkinson was shot multiple times and has passed away,” he tweeted.
“Police are actively searching for the murderer. Please pray for our police and for Judge Wilkinson’s family at this time.”
Maryland state troopers have been dispatched to the homes of other judges to provide protection,