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September 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Man Killed After Suspected Shooting Near Silver Spring Apartments

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) are investigating a homicide that occurred Friday night in Silver Spring, per a release from the department. Police responded to the Forest Park Apartments on Piney Branch Road at about 11:30 p.m. for a reported shooting, MCPD said. Arriving officers found a man on the sidewalk with a suspected gunshot wound. […]

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September 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Florida Resident Arrested in Murder of Germantown Man

Gary Wayne Savage, 58 of Tampa, Florida, was charged with first degree murder in the Sept. 3 homicide of an adult male from Germantown following a shooting on Baileys Court in Silver Spring Sept. 3. Montgomery County Police officers were alerted to the shooting at 4:35 p.m. When they responded to the area of Baileys […]

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September 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Memorial Fund Created for Bethesda 20-Year-Old Killed in Shooting 

A memorial fund has been created on behalf of Bethesda 20-year-old Alexander (Xan) Korman, who was killed last month in a shooting in Prince George’s (P.G.) County. On Aug. 14, officers responded to a reported shooting in Upper Marlboro and found Korman inside a car suffering from gunshot wounds, according to P.G. County Police. He […]

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September 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Two Teens Charged with Murder in Germantown Recreation Center Shooting

Two teenage boys were charged as adults with murder Thursday in connection with the shooting of three juveniles and one adult on the outdoor basketball court at Plum Gar Community Recreation Center in Germantown Aug. 18. Axel Trejos, 20, was killed during the 10 p.m. shooting, and three others were wounded. When Montgomery County police […]

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August 31, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPD Seeking Home Surveillance Footage Capturing Gaithersburg Shooting

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is asking the public for information they may have about a shooting and robbery that occurred Sunday morning in Gaithersburg. An MCPD news release says officers from the Gaithersburg police district responded to a call Sunday at around 6 a.m. about a shooting that occurred in the 9000 […]

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August 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

PG County Man Charged with Fatal Shooting in White Oak 

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) charged a Prince George’s County man with a July 2 shooting in White Oak that killed 25-year-old Patrick Davion Gafford, who police said met with the suspect to commit a robbery. David Johnell Eggleston Jr., 25, of Oxon Hill, is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery and use […]

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July 28, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Mother of 21-Year-Old Killed by Police Speaks Out

Rhonda LeRoux says Montgomery County Police failed to de-escalate the situation that ended in officers fatally shooting her son, 21-year-old Ryan LeRoux. LeRoux was killed by Montgomery County Police (MCPD) officers July 16. Police said they were called to a Gaithersburg McDonald’s for a report that LeRoux was in the drive-thru refusing to pay for […]

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July 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Body Camera Footage from July 16 Fatal Shooting of Gaithersburg Man 

Montgomery County Police held a press conference Tuesday to review officer body camera footage from the July 16 fatal shooting of 21-year-old Ryan LeRoux at a McDonald’s restaurant in Gaithersburg. According to police, a person called 911 to report LeRoux was in a McDonald’s drive-thru on Flower Hill Way refusing to pay for his food […]

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July 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Two Injured in Shooting in Montgomery Village

UPDATE July 25 Montgomery County Police request that anyone living in the area of Aspenwood Lane and Aspenwood Place in Montgomery Village review their home surveillance camera footage from July 21 to see if there is anything suspicious. Anyone with information should call police at 240-773-5770. Besides the male victim who was shot multiple times, police […]

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July 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Identify Gaithersburg Resident Fatally Shot by Officers

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) revealed the identity of the man who police said was shot and killed by officers following an armed standoff at a McDonald’s restaurant in Gaithersburg. Ryan Leroux, 21, of Gaithersburg, is the deceased, Police Chief Marcus Jones said during a press conference Monday. Jones said a person called 911 […]

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