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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June 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

FBI Agent from Gaithersburg Accused of Shooting Metro Passenger Released on Own Recognizance

Eduardo Valdivia, a supervising specialist FBI agent, was released on his own recognizance Tuesday in connection with a shooting on the Red Line Dec. 15 which left a passenger hospitalized with gunshot wounds. Valdivia, 37, of Gaithersburg, is charged with attempted second degree murder, first degree assault, use of a firearm during a felony and […]

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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? — 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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