Wednesday morning at 4:15 a.m., Montgomery County Police officers responded to a call for a shooting at the 900 block of Bonifant Street in Silver Spring.
Upon arrival, they found an adult male who had a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital.
Police then started a lookout for the suspect vehicle, which was located by the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Dartmouth Avenues. When police conducted a traffic stop, the occupant fired at the officers, according to police.
The officers fired back, striking the individual, who died on the scene.
Montgomery County Police is on scene of an officer involved shooting on Wayne Avenue in Silver Spring.
Officers returned fire after being fired upon. One individual is deceased. PIO is on scene. #MCPD #MCPNews
— Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) December 29, 2021