Montgomery County police investigate report of shooting

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Local,Maryland,Crime,Naomi Jagoda,Montgomery County

Montgomery County police are investigating whether a man being treated for a gunshot wound was shot Monday afternoon near an elementary school in the Montgomery Village area.

Police received an anonymous report from someone who said they witnessed a shooting near Stedwick Elementary School at about 4:45 p.m. Monday. But when officers arrived at the scene of the reported shooting, they couldn't find a victim, police said.

A short time later, police learned that a local emergency care facility was treating a male patient for a recent gunshot wound. The man's injury is considered serious but does not appear to be life-threatening, police said.

Anyone with information can call Montgomery County police at 866-411-TIPS (8477).

njagoda@washingtonexaminer.com

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