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Firearm Discharged in Silver Spring McDonald's - Detectives Release Video of Suspect

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Detectives from the 3rd District Investigative Section continue to investigate a firearm discharge that occurred on November 14 at a McDonald's in Silver Spring.  Today, detectives are releasing video of the suspect and are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect.

On November 14 at approximately 9:37 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to the McDonald's located at 8507 Colesville Road in Silver Spring for the report of a shooting that had just occurred.  Investigation has revealed that the suspect entered the McDonald's and asked for access to the locked bathroom.  An employee pressed a button to grant the customer access to the bathroom and a single gunshot was heard from the bathroom.  The suspect then exited the McDonald's.  Officers at the scene observed a bullet hole in the men's restroom and a bullet fragment was located on the bathroom floor.  No gun was located.

The suspect is described as a black male, with a thin build, balding, and wearing glasses.  The suspect was wearing a gray jacket, dark pants, and dark boots.

Detectives are releasing video of the suspect and are asking for the public's help.  Anyone who may have information about this incident or the suspect involved is asked to contact the 3rd District Investigative Section at 301-565-5835.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here.  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.

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Release ID: 12-312
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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