Multiple Calls For Shots Fired Late Saturday Night with One Shot Goes Through House-Police Responds
On October 29 at 11:52 p.m., many residents reported hearing gunshots, prompting Takoma Park police to dispatch an officer to the 400 block of 4th Avenue. Officers conducted a foot search of the area, looking for suspects, victims, and casings, but came up empty.
No one was harmed in the incident
At daybreak on October 30, police returned to the scene and discovered numerous shot casings, indicating a gun was fired. As a result, the shells were confiscated. In addition, one of the shots reportedly went through a neighbor’s house. This bullet piece was also seized.
On October 15, locals in the 6400 block of 4th Avenue between Eastern and Westmoreland also reported hearing gunshots. On October 15, around 5:00 p.m., police were called to the scene and impounded several expended shot casings from a vacant property.
Please contact the appropriate authorities if you have any video surveillance footage of these events. Please get in touch with us at 301-270-1100 or 911 if it is an emergency or if you hear what you believe to be gunfire. The probe is still in progress. Please call the police at (301) 270-1100 if you have any information.