NewsMontgomery County


Police: Montgomery County officer's death ruled self-inflicted

Montgomery Co. Police officer shot in Silver Spring.jpeg
Posted at 7:45 PM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 19:45:18-04

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Today, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of the District of Columbia has ruled Officer Thomas J.Bomba’s death as the result of a self-inflicted injury.

RELATED: Officer dies after fellow officer responding to help found him shot in parking garage

Officer Bomba had radioed to dispatch at 8:49 a.m., that he was with someone acting disorderly inside a parking garage in the area of Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street.

According to Montgomery County Police, Bomba was wearing his body-worn camera, but it had not been activated. They are continuing to evaluate evidence collected at the scene.

Memorial service details are not available at this time. More information regarding memorial services for Officer Thomas J. Bomba will be provided when available.