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May 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Conducting Homicide Investigation After Wheaton Shooting

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after a shooting in Wheaton on Tuesday, according to a police statement.  https://t.co/0OvG5Q2yRZ — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) May 27, 2020 At about 7:07 a.m. on Tuesday, officers were sent to the 2300 block of Glenmont Circle and found 29-year-old Francisco Anton […]

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May 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Body Camera Footage From Fatal White Oak Shooting

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) released body camera footage from Thursday’s fatal shooting in White Oak, where an officer shot a knife-wielding man.  Sgt. David Cohen shot Finan Berhe, 30, of the 1500 block of Hadden Manor Court in White Oak, a statement from MCPD says. The officer can be heard on the video […]

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May 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Chief: Knife-Wielding Man Shot, Killed by Officer in White Oak

A man shot by a police officer in White Oak Thursday has died, Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) Chief Marcus Jones confirmed at a press conference. At about 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, MCPD received a call from a person in White Oak saying a neighbor threw a rock at their window and yelled at them […]

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February 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Student Charged for Double Homicide of Northwest Graduates

A high school student from Alexandria, Va. was arrested and charged Thursday with the homicides of two Northwest High School graduates, according to a statement from Virginia State Police (VSP). Mohamed Aly, 18, is a student at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, as was confirmed by Principal Peter Balas in a message on the […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Alumnus Killed Days Before Starting College at Bowie State

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the homicide of a young man found dead in his home in Burtonsville on Saturday. Damion Callery Jr., 18, of Burtonsville, was shot and killed, police say. Callery recently graduated from Paint Branch High School and was getting ready to start college at Bowie State University […]

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July 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Shot in Takoma Park by Man She Met on Social Media

A woman was shot Thursday night in Takoma Park after she met her assailant on a social media app, city police said. The shooting occurred about 7:55 p.m. in the 8300 block of Flower Avenue in Takoma Park. The woman was taken to a local hospital where she has non-life-threatening injuries, police said. After the […]

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June 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Neighbor Says Home Security Camera Captures Audio of Gunshots on Gallery Court (VIDEO)

A Montgomery Village resident says his home security camera captured the sounds of gunfire on Gallery Court on Monday night. That’s the time and place where two teenagers were killed in a parked car sometime around 10:30 p.m., according to Montgomery County police. Gordon Gipe says he forwarded the audio file to detectives today. DISCLAIMER: This […]

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April 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Burglary Suspect Shot in Germantown, Investigation Continues

Montgomery County police officers say a homeowner shot a 19-year-old burglary suspect at a Germantown home early Saturday morning. According to police, the suspect is hospitalized in serious condition at a local hospital. The burglary was reported at 2:11 a.m. in the 11700 block of Tall Pines Drive on April 1, police said in a […]

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January 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Woman Shot in the Leg, Gaithersburg Police Investigating

A woman was shot in the leg on Monday afternoon, according to a Gaithersburg police spokesperson. Gaithersburg Police Officer Dan Lane said officers responded to the shooting in the 100 block of Lamont Lane at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 2nd. At the scene, he said, police officers discovered a woman with a gunshot wound to […]

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April 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Shooting in Wheaton

Montgomery County police say a 27-year-old man is hospitalized in serious condition after he was found shot along Centerhill Street in Wheaton on Tuesday night. Shortly after 9:30 p.m., police officers from the 4th District station responded to the 12100 block of Centerhill Street for the report of a shooting. According to a police account, […]

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