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UPDATE: Double Shooting Likely a Murder-Suicide Say Police

Montgomery County Police say a wife may have fatally shot her husband in a Gaithersburg parking garage, then shot and killed herself when confronted by police.

Montgomery County Police say a wife may have fatally shot her husband in a Gaithersburg parking garage, then shot and killed herself when confronted by police. File|Patch
Montgomery County Police say a wife may have fatally shot her husband in a Gaithersburg parking garage, then shot and killed herself when confronted by police. File|Patch
From Montgomery Community Media:

Montgomery County police are investigating two shootings that occurred Sunday night in a Gaithersburg parking garage are being investigated as a murder suicide between an estranged married couple, reports

According to Montgomery County Police, officers working in the area of Girard Street and Allied Place heard gunshots about 11:20 p.m. on June 15. Officers entered the parking garage in the 500 block of Raven Avenue and found a 38-year-old Gaithersburg man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Fire/Rescue personnel took the man to a nearby hospital, where he died from his injuries.

While officers and Fire/Rescue units helped the man in the parking garage, other officers came upon a 39-year-old Gaithersburg woman who appeared to be hiding between parked cars in the same parking garage. Police said the woman, who was armed with a handgun, shot herself. She was also taken by Fire/Rescue to a hospital, where she later died from her injuries.

The man killed was David Reid, a 38-year-old software engineer, reports WJLA TV. Reid was reportedly gunned down by his estranged wife Michelle – an attorney at Johns Hopkins University.

Police say Michelle Reid had recently left her husband, moving into an apartment on Frederick Road.

Detectives continue to investigate the deaths and are asking anyone with information about the shootings or the two victims to call the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070. Callers may remain anonymous.


Steven Spiegel June 17, 2014 at 12:56 PM
I don't understand what there is to investigate the guy was shot and the woman shot herself . Go on to something else like missing children or a unsolved Murder .

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