Thursday, May 23, 2013
A 16-year-old was shot in the leg in Silver Spring.
Montgomery County police are investigating a May 10 shooting in Silver Spring that they believe may have been gang related. At approximately 8:40 p.m. that Friday, police officers responded to the 8700 block of Piney Branch Road for the report of a shooting, according to a news release from police. Multiple 911 calls reported the sound of gunshots and people running and yelling. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 16-year-old shot in the leg. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police. Police determined that he had been walking with a group of people who were going to a house party in the area of Quebec Terrace. As the group was walking through the parking lot of the Sunoco …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Authorities in Prince George's County confronted the Silver Spring man Wednesday in a Calverton parking lot.
Authorities say a man high on PCP shot another man in Calverton before stripping off his clothes and climbing onto a fire truck. Mohamed Sulaiman Bah, 24, of Silver Spring faces attempted murder, first degree assault, and other related charges in connection with the incident, according to Prince George's County police. Around 6 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the 11900 block of Beltsville Drive for a report of a car accident, PGPD officials said in a statement. When police arrived, they reportedly found a man in the back seat of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital, where he remains in critical condition. Investigators said Bah fled from the scene of the shooting and made his way to the …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Graduate student Dayvon Maurice Green took his life after firing on his roommates, killing one.
Editor's note: Early Tuesday morning, two University of Maryland students were left dead and another injured in a shooting on 36th Ave. in College Park. Police say that the gunman, identified as 23-year-old graduate student Dayvon Maurice Green, set several fires around his house before shooting two of his roommates when they came outside. One—Stephen Alex Rane, 22, of Silver Spring—was later pronounced dead, while another suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Green then turned the gun on himself, according to police. News of the incident sent shockwaves around College Park and the UMD community. Find continuous coverage of this story below, or follow the latest from College Park Patch on Twitter and Facebook. Update, 8:21 p.m.: UMD …
A man started several fires at his home before shooting two roommates and taking his own life, police said.
A Silver Spring student is one of two University of Maryland students found dead, and another injured, after what police identified as a murder-suicide Tuesday morning in College Park. According to Prince George’s County Police Department spokesperson Julie Parker, officers responded to the 8700 block of 36th Ave. just before 1 a.m. When they arrived, they found three men suffering from gunshot wounds and a small fire showing from the side of a house. Police believe the suspect, Dayvon Maurice Green, 23, of College Park, started several small fires in the basement and backyard of the home, which he shared with two other men. When his roommates came outside to discuss the fires with the suspect, he shot one of them, according to police. …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Police are on the scene in Olney, MD where they are investigating a report of shots fired, according to ABC7.
A wild house party allegedly turned into a more dangerous situation in Olney, MD tonight as police are investigating reports of shots fired. According to ABC7, Montgomery County police are on scene trying to talk to witnesses and determine why shots were fired at a home off 17500 block of Old Baltimore Road. Nearly two dozen police cruisers are on scene, the tv station reports, and police are searching for partygoers. No other details are currently available.
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Watch the best videos of the week from the Patch sites in your part of Maryland.
Although Patch has plenty of great stories written by local editors, we also produce video stories every week. Sometimes we catch local celebrities showing off skills for the camera and other times we feature crime and other visual stories. All are part of your local news experience, and all are available here. Here are the best headlines from video stories on Patch sites near you: Have an idea for a video from Patch? Tell us in the comments.
Sunday, April 15, 2012
The week's top Montgomery County news headlines.
Catch up on news you might have missed this week around the area - including a shooting in Potomac, a fast food chain-inspired campout in Gaithersburg and an NFL player’s homecoming in Germantown. Police Confirm Shooting On Victory Lane In Potomac POTOMAC — Police believe that Sunday's shooting on Victory Lane in Potomac was not a random event. "Detectives spoke with the victim today and believe that the victim was targeted," Montgomery County police said. Chick-fil-A Turns Kentlands Parking Lot Into Camp Site GAITHERSBURG — Participants came from near and far hoping to claim the grand prize of free Chick-fil-A for a year, 100 raffle winners and their guests camped out at the new Chick-fil-A in Kentlands Market Square's parking lot from 6 …