MCP | composite sketch of Suspect #1

Man Shot and Killed at Home in Aspen Hill


Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating a homicide that occurred on Nov. 6 in the Aspen Hill area of Rockville.

Police said at approximately 10:50 p.m., patrol officers from the 4th District were dispatched to a shooting at a residence in the 13400 block of Grenoble Drive. Officers arrived on the scene to find a 34-year-old male suffering from one or more gunshot wounds.

Detectives have released a composite sketch of Suspect #1.

Grenoble Drive Homicide

According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that three men entered the residence by knocking on the front door and then forcing their way inside. Police said all three men were armed with handguns and, once inside, confronted three adult males. At some point, police said there was a struggle with one of the victims and he was shot. The suspects then left the residence, police said.

Patrol officers, with the assistance of the canine section, searched the neighborhood but were unable to locate any of the suspects.

Police have identified the victim as Alexander Benson Buie, age 34, of the 13400 block of Grenoble Drive. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The suspects are described as follows:

#1 – Black male, 20′s, 6’0″ tall, camouflage pants, curly hair, mustache
#2 – Black male, 20′s, dark clothes
#3 – Black male, taller than the others, all black clothes, black bandana on face

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact detectives at 240.773.5070. Tips received through the Crime Solvers program may be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible.

Montgomery County police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 13400 block of Grenoble Drive just before 11 p.m. on Nov. 6.

Police have not released many details. Here’s what we do know:

According to police, three suspects entered the home at this address and a dispute ensued. Police said a 34-year-old adult male was shot inside the residence and later died at the hospital.

Police are processing the crime scene and interviewing other people who were in the house.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 301.279.8000. You can also call Crime Solvers at 1.866.411.TIPS.


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