Screenshot of suspects in video released by the Montgomery County Police Department

Montgomery County detectives are asking for the public help to identify two suspects in an investigation of multiple gunshots in downtown Silver Spring, according to a department press release.

The incident occurred at about 1:13 a.m. Friday, June 9 in the 8200 block of Georgia Avenue. Witnesses reported seeing two men chasing another male on Mayor Lane toward Silver Spring Avenue and a suspect with a handgun firing shots at the fleeing man.

The suspects were last seen on foot in the area of Mayor Lane toward Thayer Avenue. Officers located two spent shell casings in the area. Officers did not locate or identify the male who was running from the suspects.

The department has released surveillance video of the suspects, and asks that anyone who has information about the shooting or the suspects call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240.773.6870.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1.866.411.TIPS (8477), or submit information anonymously online. Crime Solvers will pay a reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.

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County Police Looking For Help to Identify Shooting Suspects

County Police Looking For Help to Identify Shooting Suspects

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
County Police Looking For Help to Identify Shooting Suspects