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Detectives Investigate Germantown Homicide; Victim's Name Released

For Immediate Release: Friday, February 11, 2022

UPDATE: February 16, 2022- Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have identified the victim in the February 10, 2022 homicide as 19-year-old Keon Jones from Germantown.

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Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division are currently investigating the February 10 homicide that occurred at the intersection of Cinnamon Drive and Mustard Seed Court in Germantown.


At approximately 9:06 p.m., Thursday evening, 5th District officers responded to the location for the report of a shooting that just occurred. Officers arrived at the scene and located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  Officers provided life saving measures until fire rescue arrived and transported the victim to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The victim subsequently succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

 

Investigation has determined that the victim was walking to his residence when an unknown suspect approached in a vehicle and shot the victim.

 

The name of the deceased will be released following proper notification of next of kin.

 

This is an active and ongoing homicide investigation.

 

The department urges anyone who has information about this homicide to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the homicide suspect(s). Callers can remain anonymous. 

 

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Release ID: 22-096
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: homicide