Detectives Investigate Shooting in Germantown

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 5th District Investigative Section are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning in Germantown.

This morning at approximately 2:18, a 28-year-old male with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso approached a security employee outside of the Adventist HealthCare Germantown Emergency Center (GEC) located at 19731 Germantown Road .  The victim was transported with non-life-threatening injuries from the Germantown Emergency Center to a local trauma hospital for additional treatment.

Preliminary investigation by detectives has revealed that the victim and a group of individuals unknown to the victim were involved in a dispute to the rear of the 7-Eleven store located at 19786 Crystal Rock Drive.  During the dispute, the victim was shot.  The victim sought help at the Germantown Emergency Center (which is adjacent to the 7- Eleven) and police were called to the scene.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting or the suspect(s) involved is urged to contact investigators of the Germantown Investigative Section at 240-773-6237. To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or enter a tip online. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment of the suspect(s) involved in this crime. Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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