Two Shot In Germantown Thurs. Night

Police say it was not a random event.



Germantown, Md (KM) Two people were injured Thursday night in a shooting in Germantown.

Montgomery County Police say officers and fire and rescue personnel were dispatched to the 12600  of Grey Eagle Court at around 9:25 PM for the incident. When they arrived, they found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to the hospital. They also located a 21-year-old woman with injuries to her lower body. She was treated on the scene.

Both have non-life threatening injuries, police say.

Detectives say their investigation revealed that prior to the shooting, an altercation took place between several individuals, including the two victims..

They also say this does not appear to be a random event.

Anyone who has information on this shooting is urged to contact Montgomery County Police District 5 Investigative Section at 240-773-6237. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Montgomery County Crimesolvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crimesolvers says it will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and or indictment for this crime.


By Kevin McManus