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May 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Vice TV Debuts Series on 2002 D.C. Sniper Attacks

Beginning Monday night, Vice TV will air its eight-part series on the 2002 D.C. sniper shooting spree that left 10 dead and Montgomery County residents terrorized for three weeks. Have you heard the Story of the DC Sniper, In His Own Words? https://t.co/waQFHbphnw pic.twitter.com/m7tsY8Xptf — VICE (@VICE) May 8, 2021 I, Sniper is the story […]

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May 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Arrest Fourth Suspect in 2020 Gaithersburg Shooting 

A fourth suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a 2020 shooting at a hotel in Gaithersburg, the Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD) said in a statement Thursday. On Oct. 3, 2020, GPD and Montgomery County Police (MCPD) responded to a shooting report at the 800 block of Russell Avenue. Officers found a male, […]

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April 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg Police Report Being Shot At While Responding to Call, MCPD Says

Updated (7 p.m.): Two officers were responding to a parking complaint for a vehicle blocking a driveway leading into the Spring Ridge Apartments, Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka said while updating reporters Wednesday evening. After making contact with the vehicle’s driver, the officers suspected they were under the influence and began investigation, Sroka said. While […]

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April 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Shooter Held Without Bond; Preliminary Hearing Set

David Hall Dixon, the off duty Pentagon police officer who was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and assault in two separate incidents, was ordered held without bond Monday afternoon. His preliminary hearing is set for 10:30 a.m. on May 7. Dixon was charged by Takoma Park Police with two counts of second degree […]

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April 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Two Males in Critical Condition, Shooter Killed, in Frederick

A 38-year-old U. S. Navy Hospital Corpsman entered a business in the Riverside Tech Park in the City of Frederick around 8:20 Tuesday morning and began shooting. The shooter then got into a car and drove to the nearby U.S. Fort Detrick, where he was shot by personnel on base. When Frederick police arrived at […]

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April 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Shooting Near Fort Detrick: Two Wounded

Frederick Police are reporting that there was a shooting at Progress Drive and Opposumtown Pike in the Northwest part of the city, about four miles from U. S. Army’s Fort Detrick. There are two victims, whose conditions have not been revealed at this time. The suspect is down, police report. This story will be updated as […]

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March 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Dead After Shooting in White Oak, Police Say  

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are conducting homicide investigations after police said two adult males died from gunshot wounds in White Oak. MCPD officers arrived to the 1500 block of November Circle in White Oak around 11:54 p.m. Wednesday after receiving reports of sounds of gunshots, according to a police statement. Officers found Brian […]

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March 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

On ‘High Alert’, County Police Providing Extra Patrols For Asian Businesses, Communities

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is providing extra patrols for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community following Tuesday’s mass shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people, including six Asian women. “We have already begun, as the County Executive noted earlier in his comments, to provide extra patrols to the business communities in […]

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March 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘Horrific and Heinous’: County Leaders Express Outrage, Show Solidarity With Asian American Community

In light of the March 16 shooting spree in Atlanta that left eight people dead, including six Asian women, local and state leaders are speaking out against hate crimes, particularly among the Asian American community which has seen an uptick in incidents during the pandemic. However, Georgia officials said it was too early to say […]

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March 16, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Police Investigating Silver Spring Shooting as Homicide

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division of the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating the shooting of a 40-year-old Bethesda man as a homicide, the department announced Monday. Around 5:39 p.m. on March 3, officers found Derek James McBrayer laying on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of Quebec Terrace in Silver Spring, according to […]

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