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MoCo police looking for suspect in possible shooting

WASHINGTON – A possible shooting Wednesday afternoon has left a man with life- threatening injuries in Montgomery County.

Around 4:25 p.m. police in Wheaton responded to Northgate Park at 14100 Connecticut Avenue for a reported shooting. There, they found a 21-year-old man suffering from a a possible gunshot wound. According to police he was transported to a hospital in “grave” condition.

Police say the possible suspect is a black male who is about 5-feet-7. He was wearing a blue jacket and is approximately 20-years-old.

Anyone with information should contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a tip here.

Crime Solvers pays cash rewards of up to $10,000.

More information is available here.

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