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January 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Investigating Drive-By Shooting on Georgia Avenue

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are investigating a shooting that happened Jan. 13 on the 8200 block of Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring.  At about 3:05 a.m., several people called 911 and reporting hearing gunshots. Officers spoke to witnesses when they arrived to the area. MCPD says two people were verbally fighting on the […]

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January 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Video Shows Suspects Connected to Ellsworth Drive Shooting

Montgomery County Police Department are continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred at Ellsworth Drive in Silver Spring, leaving a teen injured. Police do not believe the shooting to be random. Investigators released a surveillance video of suspects who police believe are connected to the shooting. They are asking for the public’s help identifying people […]

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January 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Male Teen Shot Sunday in Downtown Silver Spring

Update (12:13 p.m.): Montgomery County Police released a statement about the shooting incident that occurred on the 900 block of Ellsworth Drive in Silver Spring Sunday. According to police, when officers responded to calls about the shooting at around 5:50 p.m., they located a 15-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound.  The teen was taken […]

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January 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Fatal Christmas Morning Shooting in Damascus

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Christmas morning in Damascus. According to a police statement, investigators are treating the case as a domestic-related homicide. Germantown district officers responded to the incident—which occurred at the home located in the 28900 block of Kempton Road in Damascus—on Dec. 25 […]

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December 23, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPD Investigating Shooting in Fairland

Montgomery County Police Department Detectives are investigating a shooting that happened in Fairland on Sunday evening. 911 dispatch received several calls for shots fired in the area of the 2000 block of Treetop Lane shortly before 6:30 p.m. When first responders arrived  they located a 28-year-old male on Treetop Lane suffering from an apparent gunshot […]

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November 18, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Update: Chevy Chase Shootings Followed Home Invasion Robbery

Update, 3:50 p.m.: Two people suffered gunshot wounds early Monday morning during a home invasion robbery, a Montgomery County police statement said. About 4 a.m., Bethesda police district officers found the man and a woman at an apartment building in the 8400 block of Chevy Chase Lake Terrace, police said. They were taken to local hospitals […]

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October 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne and Doug Tallman

UPDATE: Police Say Subaru Was Stolen, Victim Was Not Shot

Update, 3:15 p.m.: In a statement issued at 3:15 p.m., Montgomery County police say the Suburu, a 1999 Impreza SW, was reported stolen. The statement also says the injured male in the Subaru’s backseat was a juvenile and suffered only injuries from the collision. He was not shot. “The initial assessment by Montgomery County Fire […]

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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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