Detectives Investigate Shooting in Germantown

Germantown police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday.

About 2 a.m., a 28-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso approached a security employee outside of the Adventist HealthCare Germantown Emergency Center at 19731 Germantown Road, a police statement said.

The victim was taken with non-life-threatening injuries from the emergency center to a local trauma hospital for treatment.

Police said the preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and others unknown to him were in a dispute at the rear of the 7-Eleven store at 19786 Crystal Rock Drive, police said.

During the dispute, the victim was shot. The victim sought help at the emergency center, which is next to the 7-Eleven, and police were summoned.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting or the group involved is urged to call investigators of the Germantown Investigative Section at 240-773-6237.

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