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October 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: County Officer in Silver Spring Shooting Dies

Update, 1:20 p.m.: The officer shot Monday morning at a Silver Spring parking garage has died, according to Councilmember Craig Rice.

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September 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Walmart Cuts Back on Guns and Ammunition

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon sent a memo to employees this week announcing cutbacks to gun sales and ammunition in stores. “We’ve also been listening to a lot of people inside and outside our company as we think about the role we can play in helping to make the country safer. It’s clear to us that […]

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July 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating White Oak Shooting

Montgomery County police detectives are investigating a July 10 shooting that took place in a stairwell of an apartment building in the 1500 block of November Circle in White Oak. Officers responded to the area and found several spent shell casings and what appeared to be blood in a stairwell of one of the apartment […]

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June 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 26, and we are halfway through the week! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Racial Equity Community Conversation: There’s a Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice at 7 p.m. at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro and County […]

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June 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Say Kensington Woman Shot, Killed by Her Housemate

A woman was shot and killed in Kensington on Tuesday night, and Montgomery County police said officers have arrested her housemate. The shooting took place around 10 p.m. and took place at 10724 Shaftesbury St. in Kensington, a police statement said. Bethesda police district officers responded, finding the dead woman, a handgun in close proximity […]

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April 16, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Man Shot in Olney Monday Afternoon

Two suspects shot a man Monday afternoon in a residence located on the 3400 block of Olney’s Bantry Way, according to police. The incident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. and the victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, said Montgomery County Police Department spokesman Rick Goodale. “We don’t believe this was a random […]

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January 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

18-Year-Old Charged in Wheaton Shooting

Montgomery County police arrested an 18-year-old from Prince George’s County last week for a shooting that took place in November outside the Dick’s Sporting Goods in Wheaton, a police statement said. Santiago Julian Alvarez, of the 800 block of Brightseat Road in Landover, is being held without bail, according to online court records. He is […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Shooting, Carjacking in Bel Pre

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; […]

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October 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Man Suspected in Germantown Killing Shoots Self During Arrest

Update, Wednesday: Montgomery County police said Valentino Pritchett, 18, shot himself as officers tried to arrest him for the Oct. 23 killing of 20-year-old Stephen Frazier of Germantown. Pritchett, of an unconfirmed address, was developed as a suspect during the investigation, police said. About 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers found Pritchett traveling in a vehicle in the area […]

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September 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Fatal Shooting in Silver Spring at 7-Eleven Sunday

Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning. Around 4 a.m. police and fire and rescue responded to the Silver Spring 7-Eleven at 8202 Georgia Avenue for the report of an assault in progress, according to the police. Responding officers located an unresponsive male outside the store with an apparent […]

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