1 dead after shooting outside Lakeforest Mall

A person was shot and killed outside of Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Montgomery County police said it happened in the mall’s parking lot around 5:30 p.m.

The victim, who has been identified as 29-year-old Terrance Donte Dimes, was pronounced dead after life-saving measures by first responders failed.

Police said there are no suspects in custody, and an investigation into the shooting is underway.

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