Police Investigating Two Shootings in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police are investigating two shootings that occurred Wednesday in Silver Spring.

Officers responded to a shooting at an apartment complex near Colony Rd. and Northampton Drive at approximately 4 a.m. As of Wednesday morning, one person had died, two people had been transported to the hospital and a third person was treated on the scene. The identities of the victims have not been released by the MCPD.

At approximately 6 p.m., officers were called to the 9000 block of Piney Branch Rd. for a shooting. An MCPD spokesperson said that officers found an unidentified man who was shot. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is in stable condition.

MCPD said that K9 officers fixed on a scent and led investigators into a wooded area where they found a body. Police did not say how the person may have died or whether the body is associated with the shooting.

Currently, no information is available regarding the identity of the deceased.

Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to call Montgomery County Police at (301) 279-8000 or Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at (866) 411-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

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