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Seventeen-Year-Old Killed in White Oak Shooting

For Immediate Release: Friday, July 14, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police - Major Crimes Division, Homicide Section are investing the shooting death of a 17-year-old in White Oak.

On Thursday, July 13, 2023, at approximately 11 p.m., the Montgomery County Police Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a call for a vehicle collision that occurred in the Birches Apartments parking lot in the 1500 block of Heather Hollow Circle. 

Upon arrival, 3rd District officers located Tyrone Howard Brown inside of a car with an apparent gunshot wound. Before coming to a stop, the victim crashed the car into several parked vehicles in the apartment complex's parking lot.

Brown, who has no fixed address, was transported to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

There is currently no suspect in custody and no suspect information to provide.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-455-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s). Callers can remain anonymous.  


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Release ID: 23-425
Media Contact: S.D. Goff 
Categories: homicide