Police Investigating Shooting, Carjacking in Bel Pre

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Montgomery County police say they are investigating a shooting, an armed robbery and carjacking that took place about 4 p.m. Thursday in Bel Pre.

A police statement said multiple 911 calls reported a robbery at 14200 block of Pear Tree Lane.

Officers found two victims on the side of the roadway of Pear Tree Lane; one was suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower body, police said.

The victims said at least two men approached them. At least one of the men threatened the victims with a handgun and one was shot, police said.

After the shooting, the culprits fled in a black, Hyundai Sonata that belongs to one of the victims, police said.

Fire and rescue personnel responded and took the shooting victim to a local hospital; he has non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police said the investigation continues. More details will be released as it becomes confirmed, police said.

Anyone with information about the men or this shooting is asked to call Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County 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.

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