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Detectives Investigate Shooting Incident in Germantown

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 8, 2019

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 5th District Investigative Section are investigating a shooting incident that occurred early this morning in Germantown.

In the early hours of March 8, at approximately 1:15 a.m., the Montgomery County Department of Police - Emergency Communications Center (911) received a call from an adult male victim stating that he had just been confronted by an unknown suspect who fired multiple shots at him from a handgun.  The victim stated he was not injured and the suspect had fled the scene in a vehicle.  There was no suspect description provided.

Officers from the 5th District responded to the area of the 12600 block of Wisteria Drive and Laurel Grove Terrace where the victim was located. The victim was unharmed.  Evidence was found and collected on the scene.

The preliminary investigation indicates this incident does not appear to be a random event.  The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the 5th District Investigative Section at 240-773-6237.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or an indictment for this crime.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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Release ID: 19-098
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: assault, firearm