Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating a multiple victim shooting in the Colesville area of Silver Spring, as a domestic-related, murder-suicide.
Investigators say at approximately 12:06 a.m. Monday, 4th District officers along with Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 100 block of Amberleigh Drive for the report of multiple victims shot within a residence at that address. Five individuals, who investigators believe are family members were located. A 57-year-old male and a 48-year-old female succumbed to their injuries on the scene. A 22-year-old female and two juveniles, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, were transported to local trauma centers and remain in critical condition.
Preliminarily, detectives believe that this is a domestic-related event that was contained within the home. This investigation is ongoing. As more information is able to be confirmed, it will be released.