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Police Investigate Shooting in Good Hope Area of Silver Spring

For Immediate Release: Monday, October 8, 2012

Today at approximately 8:45pm, officers from the Montgomery County Police 4th District responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Good Hope Drive for a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they met with the male resident who stated that he had been involved in an altercation at his residence with a female acquaintance and an unknown male.  During the altercation, the resident stated that he discharged a firearm, possibly striking the unknown male.  The female acquaintance and unknown male were no longer on the scene when police arrived. 

Police were conducting an investigation when they received a call stating that a male subject had just arrived at a local hospital with a gun shot wound. The subject remains hospitalized in serious condition. Police believe the two incidents may be related.

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division will be conducting this investigation.

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Release ID: 12-257
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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