4 hurt in shooting at Montgomery County community center

Several people are in the hospital after a shooting at a Germantown, Maryland, community center on Wednesday night.

Montgomery County police responded to a call about shots fired at the Plum Gar Community Center on Scenery Drive around 9:30 p.m.

A group was playing basketball when a confrontation led to gunfire.

Officials say four people were injured, including three who appeared to be minors.

A spokesperson for Montgomery Fire and Rescue Service said some were transported as trauma patients.

Two people are in custody.

Shiera Goff, with Montgomery police, said at a news conference that this is an isolated incident, and there is no risk to the community.

Below is the area where it happened.

Laura Spitalniak

Laura Spitalniak joined the WTOP edit desk at the beginning of 2020. She previously worked at WAMU, ABC News and CBS News. She is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and the daughter of a librarian.

This article was written by WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters and republished with permission. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today.

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