Police investigate domestic-related double shooting

GERMANTOWN, MD (WUSA9) - A double shooting occurred in Germantown Sunday morning is domestic-related, Montgomery County Police said.

Detectives were called to the 19500 block of Frederick Road just after 6 a.m. after a man called saying he wanted his wife removed from their home.

When officers arrived to the scene, they determined there had been a verbal argument and no physical altercation. The woman said she would be leaving shortly and officers left the residence.

Just before 8 a.m., officers responded to the same residence after a call came in that an adult female had been shot by her husband. She said her husband shot himself as well.

The two were transported to area hospitals with life-threatening injuries. A weapon was recovered from the scene, police said.


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