Police: Charges Pending Against Teen in Germantown Shooting
A fight over a female may have sparked the initial conflict.
(Updated 11:30 a.m.) Charges were pending against a teenage male for the nonfatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in Germantown, Montgomery County Police Cmd. Luther T. Reynolds said.
The shooting victim was wounded in the leg after a fight at Brandermill Drive and Drumcastle Terrace on April 11.
Reynolds said the suspected shooter was allegedly beat up by the 20-year-old after the shooting.
Police made contact with the shooting victim and the suspected shooter at the hospital, Reynolds said.
Initial reports were that the incident stemmed from a fight at a nearby basketball court that arose from a prior conflict.
Investigators have since determined that the fight may have been over a female, Reynolds said.
Further details were unavailable at the time of this report.
This story was updated since it was originally published to correct a typo in the fifth paragraph.