Domestic-Related Homicide In Damascus On Christmas Day

A couple found shot to death in their home.



Damascus, Md (KM) A couple were found shot to death in their home in Damascus on Christmas Day.

Montgomery County Police say shortly before 8:00 AM, officers responded to a home in the 28900 of Kemptown Road to investigate reports of a shooting. The County’s 911 center received a call from a relative who had received a call from Bruce Tucker, 84, who said he had just shot his wife, Deborah Tucker, 54, and was going to shoot himself.

Police responding to the homeĀ  tried to contact the residents. Officers decided to enter the home, and found Bruce and Deborah Tucker deceased.

The circumstances surrounding their deaths remain under investigation.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Division are asking anyone with information regarding this homicide to get in touch with them. The number to call is 240-773-5070.


By Kevin McManus