Suspect Sought in Frederick Woman's Murder

The suspected shooter is 27-year-old Melvin William Smith

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    Police in Frederick are looking for a man they say was responsible for the shooting death of a 33-year-old woman.

    Authorities said that they received reports of shots fired at 7:25 p.m. in the area of Orchard Street and Hill Street.

    When they arrived on the scene, they found Tranice Richardson, 33, shot multiple times.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The suspected shooter is 27-year-old Melvin William Smith.  Police said Smith had been involved in a romantic relationship with Richardson.

    Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 301-600-TIPS.