Detectives Investigate Homicide in Wheaton

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the homicide of a 29-year-old male that occurred yesterday morning in Wheaton.

On Tuesday, May 26, at approximately 7:07 am, officers from the 4th District were dispatched to a shooting that had just occurred in the 2300 block of Glenmont Circle in Wheaton.  Upon arriving on the scene, officers discovered an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds.  Lifesaving efforts were taken, but the victim succumbed to his injuries on the scene.

Witnesses described two men leaving the scene of the shooting just after it occurred.  Officers from the 4th District and the Maryland National Capital Park Police Department canvassed the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

The victim is being identified as Francisco Anton Medrano Campos, age 29, of the 2300 block of Glenmont Circle in Wheaton.  His body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in Baltimore for examination.

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division continue to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  Callers may remain anonymous. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).   Tips may also be submitted online here: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/howdoI/crime-solvers.html

Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

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CTJ