Detectives Investigate Early Morning Shooting in Silver Spring

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning (January 13) in the 8200 block of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring.  At this time, this incident does not appear to be random in nature.

At approximately 3:05 a.m., the Emergency Communications Center (911) received multiple calls for the sound of shots fired in the 8200 block of Georgia Avenue.  Officers responded and spoke to multiple witnesses.

The preliminary investigation has determined that two groups of individuals were involved in a verbal altercation on the sidewalk in front of 8229 Georgia Avenue.  One of the individuals involved in the altercation entered the driver’s side of a black sedan that was parallel parked on Georgia Avenue and drove away.  As the vehicle traveled north on Georgia Avenue, several shots were fired from the vehicle.  Several businesses in the 8200 block of Georgia Avenue were damaged by the shots.

No injuries were reported to police.

Investigators ask that anyone with information about the shooting or the identities of the suspect(s) contact the 3rd District Investigation Section at 240-773-6870. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.  Callers may remain anonymous.

Update: Detectives Continue to Investigate Shooting in Silver Spring; Video Surveillance Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section continue to investigate a shooting that occurred at approximately 5:50 p.m. on January 5 on Ellsworth Drive in Silver Spring.  At this time, this incident does not appear to be random in nature.

Today, investigators are releasing video surveillance of the suspects believed to be involved in the shooting and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

The investigation thus far has determined that two groups of males, believed to be teenagers and young adults, encountered one another in the area of 933 Ellsworth Drive; the victim was with one of the groups.  The groups became involved in a verbal altercation and during this dispute, one of the suspects from the opposing group produced a firearm and shot the victim.  A suspect from the victim’s group then produced a firearm and exchanged gunfire with the first shooter.  Multiple rounds were exchanged between the two shooters but no additional injuries were reported to police.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators ask that anyone with information about the shooting or the identities of the suspects in the video contact the 3rd District Investigation Section at 240-773-6870. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.  Callers may remain anonymous.

 

Detectives Investigate Shooting in Fairland

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are investigating a shooting that occurred this evening in Fairland.

On Sunday, December 22, at approximately 6:25 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center (911) received multiple calls for the sound of shots fired in the area of the 2000 block of Treetop Lane.  First responders located a 28-year-old male on Treetop Lane suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The preliminary investigation indicates this incident does not appear to be a random event.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or an indictment for this crime.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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Detectives Investigate Shooting in Chevy Chase as Home Invasion Robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating a shooting that occurred at an apartment in Chevy Chase this morning as a home invasion robbery.  Detectives do not believe this is a random event.

Today, November 18, at approximately 4:05 a.m., 2nd District officers responded to an apartment building in the 8400 block of Chevy Chase Lake Terrace for the report of a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male and an adult female suffering each from an apparent gunshot wound. The male and female were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary investigation by detectives has determined that during this robbery, two male suspects, with their faces concealed, entered the apartment and at least one of the suspects displayed a gun. An altercation ensued between the suspects and victims and during this altercation the victims were shot.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100. 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 suspects. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

Detectives Investigate Domestic-Related Homicide in Montgomery Village

Major Crimes Division detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in a residence in Montgomery Village last night as a domestic-related homicide.

On Thursday, October 24, at approximately 9:58 p.m., 6th District offices responded to a home in the 10200 block of Wild Apple Circle for the report of a shooting.  Officers located two males, identified as Christopher Repp, age 43, and Michael Ewell, age 57, both suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in an upstairs bedroom.  Ewell was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.  Repp succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Ewell and Repp are father-in-law and son-in-law, respectively, and both reside in the home on Wild Apple Circle.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Ewell charging him with first-degree murder.

This remains an ongoing investigation.  Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this homicide to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.