Updated: Police Investigate Shooting Outside of Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda

No one was injured in Friday night incident that damaged parked vehicles


Updated at 10:15 a.m. Monday: Montgomery County detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday evening in a parking lot of Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda.

In a release issued Saturday, police said investigators learned that two groups of two males began an argument off the mall property on Democracy Boulevard in the early evening. The groups then moved into a mall parking lot where shots were fired by one or more of the people before they fled the area. 

Police were called to the area of the Bethesda mall at 7:08 p.m. after people reported hearing the sound of multiple shots fired, Officer Rick Goodale, a police spokesman, said Friday night.

During an investigation, police recovered shell casings and discovered parked vehicles that had been struck by bullets. Police did not find anyone who had been injured during the shooting.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident to call 240-773-6710 or the Crime Solvers' anonymous tip line at 1-866-411-TIPS. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest in the case. 


Back to Bethesda Beat

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Articles

Police Blotter: Three Assaults in Silver Spring; Strong-Arm Robbery in Bethesda

Crimes reported to Montgomery County and Rockville police from March 1-6

Montgomery County’s Population Continues To Grow, New Census Estimates Show

County added more than 10,000 people last year

Updated: East West Highway Intersection Open Again After Early Morning Crash

Car hit traffic signal control box at 16th Street in Silver Spring early Friday morning

Leisure World Residents Plan ‘March For Our Lives’ Solidarity Protest

Generation that participated in civil rights, anti-Vietnam protests wants to lend support, even if residents can’t march themselves
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »

Beautiful and Spacious

Potomac $1,450,000

Custom Dream Home

Bethesda $2,695,000

Renovated and Expanded

Bethesda $1,425,000

Lovely Home in Chevy Chase View

Kensington $1,949,000

Stunning River Views

Potomac $2,770,000
Edit Module


Your Guides to Leading
Local Professionals

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module

Edit Module