UPDATE: 12/2/2022 1:12 p.m. — Montgomery County Police say that the adult male victim has been pronounced deceased. The shooting is now being investigated as a homicide.
Montgomery County Police say that they are investigating a shooting that occurred overnight in the 8500 block of 16th St. in downtown Silver Spring.
“At approximately 3:05 a.m. Friday, 2nd District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the 8500 block of 16th St. for the report of a shooting,” a police spokesperson said via email. “Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.”
The suspect has not been apprehended. Investigators believe that this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the community.
This is an active and ongoing investigation. The Source will update this story as more information becomes available.
CRITICAL SHOOTING — 8500 blk 16th St in downtown Silver Spring (near Summit Hills). Man shot in head and torso, alive but critical. Police canvassing for shooter who fled on foot. @SourcetheSpring pic.twitter.com/HM3I8rMCuu
— Alan Henney (@alanhenney) December 2, 2022