Police Investigating Homicide in Silver Spring

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division are currently investigating a homicide that occurred Friday evening on Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring.

“At approximately 11:30 p.m., Friday evening, 3rd District officers responded to the Forest Park Apartment complex in the 9300 block of Piney Branch Road for the report of a shooting that just occurred,” according to an MCPD press release. “Officers arrived on scene and located an adult male on the sidewalk, suffering from a suspected gunshot wound. The victim subsequently succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene.

“This is an active and ongoing homicide investigation and no further details can be confirmed at this time.”

Anyone with information about this suspect is encouraged to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), online, or via the Crime Solvers app

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