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UPDATE: Shooting Victim Collapses in Front of CVS

No suspects, scene of shooting not yet known.

UPDATE: 5 p.m., Sept. 27 - The victim in Wednesday night's shooting in Montgomery Village remains in critical condition, leaving investigators unclear about the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Montgomery County police have tapped into their cash reward program in the hopes of spurring information about the shooting, which investigators believe took place at 10 p.m. around Clubhouse Road and Montgomery Village Avenue, near the McDonald's in the Montgomery Village Center.

Police have only identified the victim as a 25-year-old male. He called a family member after he was shot multiple times, who then called 9-1-1, police said.

Responding officers found him in front of the CVS Pharmacy a few hundred yards away.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call investigators at 240-773-6237. Anonymous callers can contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or enter a tip online. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest and/or indictment.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: 12:05 a.m. Sept. 27 - A man who was shot multiple times Wednesday night in Montgomery Village walked to the Montgomery Village Center, where he collapsed at the doorstep of the CVS Pharmacy, police said.

Montgomery County police were alerted a few minutes after 10 p.m. The victim was taken to an undisclosed hospital in what was believed to be stable condition. As of 11:30 p.m., police had not received confirmation on the victim’s status.

Investigators have not yet pinpointed the scene of the shooting more specifically than “in this Montgomery Village corridor.”

“It didn’t take place here; the victim came here,” said Capt. Dinesh Patil. “We’re back-tracking now to locate a scene.”

The victim was not identified and there were no suspects; K-9 units were deployed.

“We know that we have an adult male shot, and we’re trying to put the rest of the pieces together,” Patil said.

BB September 29, 2012 at 04:04 AM
Get rid of HOC housing and vouchers or at least reduce the amounts. I guess the county see's it as more HOC = more Federal $$$$. HOC housing has destroyed the Village.
Conservative WithaHeart September 29, 2012 at 10:37 AM
The vast majority of HOC voucher holders are decent folks(mothers and children) who just want a decent place to live.
jnrentz1 October 03, 2012 at 12:33 PM
Eric Jeremiah Lewis And by undesirables, you mean......what? Minorities? Mr. Lewis; I condemn criminality. I especially condemn violent, predatory criminal acts without exception. Do you?
Realtalk January 06, 2013 at 08:06 PM
BB, thats ignorant. Some of the people who are on HOC as the person below you said are decent. Just because someone is on HOC doesnt mean they are bad. Its not HOC housing destroying the village, its people. Dont blame HOC for the actions of other people because HOC customers KNOW the rules of HOC, so i doubt that they are going to be involved in anything thats going to get the kicked off the program
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