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Police Investigate Homicide in Germantown

police line do not cross for slider 450x280UPDATED Montgomery County police are investigating a homicide that occurred late in the evening on March 4 in Germantown.

According to police, the Emergency Communications Center received a report of a shooting at 10:01 p.m. in the area of Drumcastle Court in Germantown.

Police responded to the area and located a male victim on Oxbridge Drive at the intersection of Route 355 (Frederick Road). Police said the victim, in his early twenties, was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries. Police have identified the victim as James Allen Frazier, 21, of the 200 block of Frederick Avenue in Rockville.

Although a preliminary description of a suspect was provided to officers and released via the police department’s social media channels (see below), the description cannot be confirmed at this time.

At this hour, detectives from the Major Crimes Division and Forensic Services personnel remain on the scene. Police are asking anyone who has information about this homicide to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1.866.411.TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this crime. Tipsters will remain anonymous.









Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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