Crime, Police/Fire

Off-duty police officer involved in Hillendale shooting

HILLENDALE, MD—Authorities say an off-duty police officer was involved in Thursday night’s double-shooting in Hillendale.

At just after 6:15 p.m. on May 5, Baltimore County police responded to the 1100-block of Deanwood Road (21234) for reports of shots fired.

When officers arrived, they found two people who had sustained gunshot wounds. Both individuals were transported to an area hospital for treatment.

During the course of their investigation, detectives identified an individual involved in the shooting as an off-duty police officer with the Maryland National Capital Park Police – Montgomery County Division. The officer was not injured.

Investigators believe all the individuals who were involved in this shooting have been identified and there is no threat to the community. This remains an open investigation.

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