Montgomery County and Metro Transit Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred aboard a Metrobus in White Oak on Friday evening.
According to an MCPD spokesperson, officers from the Third District responded to the 14300 block of Lockwood Dr. at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Friday where an adult male had been shot inside a Metrobus operating on the Z6 route.
Despite life-saving measures provided by Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. It appears that there was an altercation between the suspect and the victim, and the community is not at risk, MCPD said.
Police are asking passengers who were on the Metrobus and left after the shooting to call Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS (8477).
MTPD on scene at Lockwood Dr. and NH Ave. in Mont. Co. investigating fatal shooting aboard a Metrobus operating on Z6 route at 7:45 p.m. Preliminarily, appears two individuals involved in altercation; victim shot & pronounced at scene. Suspect fled. More info as available. #wmata
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