Update on Wheaton Metro Homicide

by Patrick Herron

Montgomery County Police has released additional information regarding Thursday’s shooting at the Wheaton Metro station. According to MCPD, “The victim in yesterday’s Metro station shooting has died. This is now being investigated as a homicide.

At approximately 5:53 p.m., Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District officers were called to the Wheaton Metro station on Georgia Avenue, for a shooting that just occurred.  Preliminarily, there was an altercation between individuals on the escalator inside of the station. The dispute escalated and an 18-year-old male was shot on the train platform.

At this time, there is no one in custody and the Wheaton Metro station is currently closed during this investigation. A formal news release, including the name of the deceased will be distributed once more information becomes available.”


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