County Police Investigating Homicide Near Piney Branch Road

County detectives from the Major Crimes Division are investigating a homicide that occurred on Piney Branch on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

Police responded at about 5:55 p.m. to the report of a shooting in the 9000 block of Piney Branch Road.

“Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital in serious but stable condition,” according to a press release.

One of two victims, identified as 20-year-old Edvin Moises Agustin Leon, was found dead in a wooded area by county K9 officers, the release said. An autopsy by the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore determined the cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.

Major Crimes Division detectives ask anyone who has information about this shooting and homicide to call 240.773.5070 or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1.866.411.8477. Callers can remain anonymous.

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