Police investigating fatal shooting in Boyds


BOYDS, Md. (WDVM) — Montgomery County police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in Boyds Tuesday night.

Police responded to a report of the shooting shortly before 7 p.m. at the 12900 block of Ethel Rose Way. Upon arrival, officers say they found Javon Jamal Gordon with a gunshot wound to his upper body. Despite life saving measures, Gordon was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say Gordon briefly interacted with the suspect or suspects in a car before he was shot. The suspects then fled the scene.

Major Crimes detectives are currently investigating this as a homicide.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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