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Detectives Investigate Shooting in Downtown Silver Spring; Surveillance Video of Suspects Released

For Immediate Release: Monday, October 24, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects who were involved in a shooting, in downtown Silver Spring, on Monday, October 24, 2022. Detectives have released surveillance video of the suspects.

At approximately 10:36 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the intersection of Fenton St. and Ellsworth Dr. for the report of shots fired.

The preliminary investigation by detectives has determined that two Black males were shooting at one another. During the shooting, a commercial business was struck by a bullet, as well as a car driving on Fenton St. toward Ellsworth Dr.

No injuries were reported on scene and detectives believe that this shooting was contained between the two males.

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding these suspects or this crime to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870 or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Callers can remain anonymous. 

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Release ID: 22-505
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: shooting