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Update: Victim’s Identity Released in Silver Spring Homicide

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the homicide of an 18-year-old male.

Detectives are identifying the victim as Jose Herrera Guzman of an unconfirmed address in Silver Spring.  The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled his death a homicide by multiple gunshot wounds.

On Sunday, December 24 at 6:31 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 1000 block of Quebec Terrace in Silver Spring for the report of an assault and the sounds of gunshots. First responders located Herrera deceased outside of 1010 Quebec Terrace. He had been shot multiple times.

Patrol officers set up a perimeter in the area. A police K9 also attempted to track the suspect(s) in the area of the shooting. No suspect(s) were located.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide investigation is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000 may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).


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Release ID: 17-436
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: death-investigation, homicide