MONTGOMERY C0UNTY POLICE BEAT: During an encounter with police, an armed man was shot and rushed to a hospital

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MONTGOMERY C0UNTY POLICE BEAT: During an encounter with police, an armed man was shot and rushed to a hospital

GERMANTOWN, MD. – Detectives with the Major Crimes Division are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred this afternoon in Germantown.
The Montgomery County Police reported that on Nov. 11, 2018, at approximately 2:41 p.m., 5th District officers responded to Cross Laurel Court for the report of a man in the street with a gun.
Arriving officers encountered an adult white male in the cul-de-sac in possession of a gun. During the encounter with officers, the male was shot.
Police shot and wounded a man who had a gun in a Germantown, Maryland, neighborhood Sunday, authorities say.
Montgomery County Police Capt. C. Thomas Jordan told reporters that police received a call about a man waving a gun about 2:40 p.m. on Cross Laurel Court.
Officers rendered first aid and called for the assistance of Fire and Rescue personnel. The male was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He remains in serious condition. No officers were injured during the encounter.
Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

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