Takoma Park Investigating Incidents of Shots Being Fired

Takoma Park Police are investigating multiple reports of several shots fired in the area of Fourth Avenue on Oct. 29 near midnight.

Officers searched the area for suspects, victims and casings but did not find anything. When the officers returned during daylight on the following day, they found several shell casings and also received a report from a resident that one of the shots went through their house. A bullet fragment was found there.

Police also are investigating a similar incident of shots being fired in the 6400 block of Fourth Avenue between Eastern and Westmoreland avenues on Oct. 15 at about 5 p.m. Several spent casings were located near a vacant home.

There were no reports of injuries in either incident.

Police ask anyone with video surveillance contact them at 301-270-1100. If residents hear shots being fired, police ask they call 911.


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