An affiliate circuit courtroom choose was shot on the driveway of his dwelling in Hagerstown, Maryland Thursday night time and later died in a hospital, the Washington County Sheriff’s Workplace stated. His assailant was being sought.
There was no preliminary indication of a attainable motive or whether or not the slaying was associated to Wilkinson’s duties as a choose.
However Maryland State police stated Friday that “troopers have been deployed to guard judges residing in Washington County” Thursday night time “for precautionary causes.”
The sufferer was recognized as Washington County Circuit Courtroom Affiliate Decide Andrew Wilkinson, 52, of Hagerstown.
State delegate Neil Parrott (R-MD) stated on X, previously referred to as Twitter, that Wilkinson was apparently shot “a number of instances.”
Based on the Maryland Authorities web site, Wilkinson has been a choose with the 4th Judicial Circuit since January 2020. He was born in Agana, Guam in 1971 and later attended the College of North Carolina earlier than getting his regulation diploma at Emory College. He was an Assistant Washington County Legal professional from 2006 to 2012, and a member of the Character Committee of the State Board of Legislation Examiners from 2006 to 2019. The positioning provides that Wilkinson was energetic in youth soccer and baseball.
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