WASHINGTON — A man who police say was brandishing a gun on a Germantown, Maryland, street was shot by police Sunday afternoon and is in serious condition.
Montgomery County spokesman C. Thomas Jordan said officers responded to Cross Laurel Court shortly after 2:30 for reports of a man in the street with a gun. No officers were injured, Jordan said.
When officers arrived, they saw the man in the cul-de-sac with a gun. The man was shot during the encounter with officers, Jordan said.
Officers provided first aid until fire and rescue personnel arrived on the scene.
The man was transported to a hospital for treatment, where he remains in serious condition.
Below is where the shooting happened.