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Detectives Investigate Colesville Road Shooting; Video Surveillance Released

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects involved in a shooting that occurred on Thursday, January 25, 2024, in the intersection of Colesville Road and Second Avenue in downtown Silver Spring.

The preliminary investigation has determined that at approximately 11:50 p.m., four suspects were driving on Colesville Road in a gray 2008-2011 Toyota Camry. The suspects stopped their car, got out, and approached an adult male who was walking on the sidewalk. The suspects began to physically assault the adult male victim. During the assault, one of the suspects displayed a handgun and shot multiple times, striking the victim. An innocent bystander was walking in the area when he was struck with one of the bullets that was intended for the original victim. The suspects fled the scene in the Toyota Camry.

Both adult male victims were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Detectives obtained surveillance photos of the suspects.

Anyone with information regarding the 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: 24-052
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: shooting