Police say a man has died following a stabbing Tuesday in downtown Silver Spring.
“An adult male has died following an altercation in downtown Silver Spring,” reads an MCPD press release. “At approximately 11:30 a.m., Montgomery County Police 3rd District officers responded to a stabbing call located on the 900 block of Ellsworth Drive in Silver Spring. When officers arrived, they located an 18-year-old male with lacerations to the arms and hands. The male told officers that he had been in an altercation with another male who fled towards Fenton Street. Shortly after, officers received a second call for a male suffering from stab wounds.
“Officers located the second male in the 8400 block of Fenton Street. The 19-year-old victim was found suffering from a stab wound to his chest area and transported to an area hospital in serious condition, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
“The name of the victim will be released following proper notification of next of kin.
“This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 or 240-773-TIPS.”
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