This article originally stated that a shooting occurred at the Wheaton/Glenmont Outdoor Pool. According to Park Police, the shooting occurred at nearby Glenmont Local Park, near Wheaton/Glenmont Outdoor Pool, where the victim requested assistance from staff at the pool.
The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are currently investigating a shooting at that occurred near Wheaton/Glenmont Outdoor Pool (12621 Dalewood Drive) in Wheaton. According to Park Police, at approximately 3pm, officers located an adult male suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. MCP 4th District Officers applied a tourniquet prior to EMS arrival. The victim was transported to an area hospital and Sgt. Hector Ayala Wheaton/Glenmont Outdoor Pool is closed for the rest of the day.
Park Police Detectives are currently on the scene and are investigating. The preliminary investigation revealed that this is an isolated incident and there is no known ongoing threat to the community. Please contact the Park Police Tip Line at 301-929-2748 or Crimetips@mncparkpolice.org with any information. We will post an update when more information becomes available.
DELAYED POST: MAN SHOT IN GLENMONT: ~3PM Wednesday, man shot near the Sergeant Hector Ismael Ayala Wheaton/Glenmont Outdoor Pool, next to Wheaton & Thomas Edison High Schools. MCP 4th District Officers applied a tourniquet prior to EMS arrival. Victim transported to a Trauma Ctr. https://t.co/eL86JVUwew
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Press release regarding the shooting this afternoon at Glenmont Local Park. pic.twitter.com/ynSIkGKqNT
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