On August 29, 2023, a shooting occurred at Topgolf in the 20100 block of Century Blvd. in Germantown, Maryland. The incident is currently being investigated by the Montgomery County Department of Police’s 5th District Investigative Section.
At around 12:06 a.m., officers from the 5th District responded to the location after receiving a report of a shooting. According to the initial findings of the investigation, it is believed that an unidentified male suspect shot two male employees following an altercation.
The victims, an 18-year-old male and a 23-year-old male, sustained gunshot wounds. The younger victim was shot in the lower body, while the older victim was shot in the upper body. After shooting the victims, the suspect fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.
Both victims were immediately transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Fortunately, their injuries were classified as serious but non-life-threatening. They are expected to recover from their wounds.
In order to provide more visual context to the incident, a video of the incident at Topgolf has been embedded below:
As the investigation into this shooting continues, the police department encourages anyone with information to come forward. Witness testimonies and any additional evidence can greatly assist in identifying the suspect and bringing them to justice.
Furthermore, authorities are working diligently to gather surveillance footage from the area and identify potential witnesses who may have valuable information. Detectives will review the footage and interview witnesses to piece together a comprehensive understanding of the events leading up to and following the shooting.
The Montgomery County Department of Police is focused on ensuring the safety and security of its communities. Incidents like this are taken very seriously, and every effort will be made to resolve the case promptly and effectively.
Additionally, the police department is grateful for the cooperation of the public and the support they receive during investigations. Community involvement plays a crucial role in preventing and solving crimes.
Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect involved is urged to contact the Montgomery County Department of Police or the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County hotline. Tips can be submitted anonymously and may be eligible for a reward if they lead to an arrest or indictment.
It is important for everyone to remain vigilant and aware of their surroundings, especially in public places. Reporting any suspicious activity to local authorities can help prevent potential incidents and maintain the safety of the community.
The Montgomery County Department of Police will continue to provide updates on the progress of the investigation as new information becomes available. The department appreciates the patience and understanding of the public during this time.
Remember, the cooperation and support of the community are integral in ensuring a safe and secure environment for everyone. By working together, we can help prevent future incidents and maintain the well-being of our neighborhoods.