UPDATED: Two Dead; Police Investigating Shooting in Germantown

Germantown shootingUPDATED: 2:34 p.m. Montgomery County Police said Germantown shooting is domestic related. Police are investigating the case as a murder-suicide.

The two people involved knew each other. The man shot the victim while she was in the car and then shot himself, according to police.

Police said the woman has died from her injuries.

Police said a third person, a woman, was also in the vehicle when the shooting happened and she is speaking with investigators.


Montgomery County police are on the scene of a shooting at Route 118 and Route 355 in Germantown.

Police received reports of the shooting around 12:24 p.m. at the Washingtonian Express Gas Station located at 20510 North Frederick Road.

According to police, a man was fatally shot and a woman was transported to a local hospital “in grave condition.” Police said a gun was recovered at the scene.

Police said investigation continues and they are still working to confirm the nature of injuries.

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Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at Abarros@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.


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