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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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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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