Detectives investigating shooting death as a homicide in Montgomery County


Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division are investigating a death in Burtonsville as a homicide.

On Tuesday around 10:23 p.m., officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 4500-block of Sandy Spring Road for the report of an assault.

Inside the home, responders found a man in his early 20’s, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his upper body. He was taken to a local trauma center, where he later died from his injuries.

At this time, investigators are interviewing witnesses and cannot confirm the motive. Investigators believe the victim and suspect(s) may have known each other.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

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