Police Investigating Overnight Shooting in Downtown Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police are investigating a shooting that occurred overnight in downtown Silver Spring.

“At approximately 2 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 13, an off-duty officer called out asking for officers to respond to the Society Bar on the 8000 block Georgia Ave. for a fight in progress,” reads an MCPD news release. “Moments later, the officer advised that there were shots fired near the area.

“Detectives responded to the area of Bonifant St. and Georgia Ave., where five businesses were struck by bullets.

“No one was injured or struck by stray bullets. Detectives are canvassing the area today and working with area business owners to review surveillance video and identify any suspects or witnesses.

“Detectives are asking anyone with information on this shooting to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870 or 240-773-TIPS.”

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