Police: Suspects Sought in Ruatan Street Shooting

Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s help identifying suspects caught on surveillance video during an October 26 shooting on Ruatan Street in Silver Spring.

Officers from the 3rd District responded to the 1000 block of Ruatan Street at approximately 4:24 p.m. on October 26 for a report of a shooting, according to an MCPD press release. Detectives determined that two groups of individuals exchanged gunfire on the front and side of an apartment building on Ruatan Street. Immediately following the shooting, one group walked toward Quebec Terrace, while the other drove away in a white Honda Civic with black rims and tinted windows.

An extensive amount of shell casings were found at the crime scene, MCPD said.

Surveillance video of the building provided detectives with a description of the two groups of suspects (video below):

Group One:

  • Suspect One: unknown Black male with long locs, wearing a black ski mask, a white t-shirt, black pants with red shoes
  • Suspect Two: unknown race male, armed with a gun, wearing a gray sweatshirt, gray sweatpants and carrying a brown bag over his shoulder
  • Suspect Three: unknown race male, armed with a gun, wearing a black ski mask, a gray sweatshirt, black pants, and a black jacket with a black bag over his chest

Group Two:

  • Suspect Four: unknown race male, wearing a black hoodie and black pants
  • Suspect Five: unknown race male, wearing a gray hoodie and blue jeans
  • Suspect Six: unknown race male, wearing a black hoodie and red pants
  • Suspect Seven: unknown race male, wearing a black hoodie and black pants

Crime Solvers of Montgomery County offers a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to an arrest. Anonymous tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at (866) 411-TIPS (8477), submit a tip online, or via the P3 Tips app.

Photo: MCPD / YouTube

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