Update: Police Confirm Student Was Shot at Magruder; Suspect in Custody

by Patrick Herron

Article will be updated as new information becomes available.

Montgomery County Police are investigating  a possible shooting that occurred at Col. Zadok Magruder High School at 5939 Muncaster Mill Rd in Derwood around 1pm on Friday, according to our public safety reporter Cordell Pugh.

A juvenile teen male was found with a gunshot wound and seriously injured in a restroom and transported to a local trauma center.

The is an isolated incident and there is not an active shooter.

At 3:44pm, Montgomery County Police confirmed a male student was shot and that a suspect is in custody.

We will post more information as soon at is becomes available.

MCPS tweeted the following: “We are aware of an incident at Magruder HS and are working with the Montgomery County PD. More information will be provided as it becomes available.”

Magruder High School sent a message to the community stating the following: “Magruder High School is currently in aLockdown addressing a student health situation. There is no immediate threat to the safety of staff or students. We are remaining in a lockdown out of an abundance of caution and will share more information shortly. Please stand by.”

Montgomery County Police at 2:56pm: “We are still investigating a serious incident at Magruder High School. PIO is on scene. Media staging area will be determined shortly.”

Montgomery County Police at 3:44pm: “Montgomery County Police can confirm a male student was shot on campus at Magruder High School. The school is still currently on lockdown.
We can confirm that a suspect is in custody. More information will be released when available.”


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Rachel T. January 21, 2022 - 5:29 pm

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