Detectives Investigate Early Morning Gaithersburg Shooting
From the Gaithersburg Police Department:
Detectives Investigate Shooting at 12 East Diamond Avenue. Detectives from the Gaithersburg Police Department – Investigative Section are investigating a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of 12 East Diamond Avenue in Gaithersburg.
On Sunday, April 18, 2021, at approximately 1:32 a.m., officers from both the Gaithersburg Police and Montgomery County Police Department 6th District responded to the area of Russell Avenue and East Diamond Avenue for the report of the sounds of shots fired. While police did not find evidence of such activity, another call for service was received at 1:58 a.m., for a possible shooting victim at a local hospital. The victim advised officers that the incident occurred in the parking lot of the Antijitos Restaurant located at 12 East Diamond Avenue. Officers responded to that location and found evidence in the parking lot to support that a shooting incident had occurred.
The victim is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. At this time, there is no suspect information.
Investigators ask that anyone with information about this shooting contact the Gaithersburg Police – Investigative Section at 301-258-6400.