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Detectives Continue to Investigate Stewart Lane Block Party Shooting

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 9, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Montgomery County Department of Police detectives continue to investigate the Stewart Ln. block party shooting that occurred on Friday, June 2, 2023, where a 16-year-old girl was shot.

No suspects are in custody at this time and detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s).

During the investigation, detectives learned that a group of people were at the block party when a dark colored sedan with possibly three to four occupants, drove up and began firing into the crowd. Except for the teenage girl, no one else was injured during the shooting. Three cars parked at an apartment building were hit by bullets.

Officers recovered over 30 shell casings at the crime scene from a handgun and high-powered rifle.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Detectives are asking for anyone who was at the party and might have cell phone video to contact the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870.

Anyone with information regarding these suspects or this crime is asked to visit the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD website at and click on the “” link at the top of the page or call 1-866-411-8477.  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspects. Tips may remain anonymous.  

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Release ID: 23-651
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: shooting , shots-fired