Mobile mechanic killed in Takoma Park shooting identified

Takoma Park Police have shared the name of a mechanic killed in a Saturday morning shooting in the Maryland city.

Officers said 27-year-old Nurhusen Muhammed Hamid of Silver Spring, Maryland, was shot just after 11 a.m. on July 16.



Hamid was discovered in the parking lot of the Advance Auto Parts store in the 6300 block of New Hampshire Avenue with a gunshot wound.

The mobile mechanic was transported to a hospital with serious injuries and pronounced dead Sunday morning.

Police are investigating this incident as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call 240-753-2734 or email Det. Charles Earle at charlese@takomaparkmd.gov. Anonymous tips can be given by texting 847411 with “TPPDTIP” before your message.

Ivy Lyons

Ivy Lyons is a digital journalist for WTOP.com. Since 2018, they have worked on Capitol Hill, at NBC News in Washington, and with WJLA in Washington.

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