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Police shoot man armed with gun in neighborhood

Posted: 6:50 PM, Nov 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-12 14:33:17-05
Police shoot man armed with gun in neighborhood

A man armed with a gun inside a residential neighborhood is shot after an encounter with police.

Montgomery County Police say the incident happened on Sunday just before 2:45 p.m. on Cross Laurel Court in Germantown.

Officers were initially called to the location for a report of a man in the street with a gun.

Upon their arrival, officers found a man in possession of a gun inside a cul-de-sac.

At some point during the encounter, officers shot the suspect.

He was transported by paramedics to a hospital in serious condition.

No officers were injured during the incident.

Police say the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 240-773-5070.