Germantown shooting: suspect killed by police

Montgomery County Police Department Germantown shooting: suspect killed by policeUPDATE (11/19/13; 4:37 p.m. ET): The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Antoine Duane Goodrum.

Goodrum shot and killed his roommate and grandmother before taking to the streets with gun-in-hand.

Seven different police officers fired at Goodrum during the course of this incident.

UPDATE (11/18/13; 10:50 p.m. ET): Police say they initially responded to the area of Red Robin Terrace for a report of a shooting. Upon arriving, they realized the suspect had left the residence and was armed.

Police heard gunfire in the neighborhood and established a perimeter while waiting for backup to arrive on the scene.

The suspect would later refuse the officers’ orders to drop his weapon. He was shot and killed by police.

UPDATE (11/18/13; 10:27 p.m. ET): The suspect is dead. This was a police-involved shooting, according to multiple sources.

Police attempted to tell the suspect to put down his gun. The suspect reportedly refused so officers opened fire. The suspect has been pronounced dead.

The suspect was killed by police in the area of Grotto Lane and Great Seneca Highway. Preliminary reports indicate that he was carrying an AR-15.

Reuters reporter Myles Miller says SWAT teams are going door-to-door to check area houses due to the numerous rounds fired by the suspect.

UPDATE (11/18/13; 10:21 p.m. ET): Police now say the suspect is “contained.”

Original story below…

GERMANTOWN – A shooting was reported in Germantown on Monday night.

Montgomery County Police say a gunman is on the loose in the area of Great Seneca Highway and Grotto Lane.

It was unclear whether there were any injuries, but police tweeted moments ago that the area was NOT secure.

An emergency response team has been called to the scene.

 

 

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