On July 19, 2009 at
approximately 10:50 P.M., Laurel Police Officers responded to a report
of gunshots in the 800 block of 8th Street. Upon the arrival officers
found a 23 year old male with a gunshot wound to the leg. Moments later
Laurel Regional Hospital called police and reported a 27 year old man
entered the emergency room, suffering with a gunshot wound to the
buttock. Investigation reveals both victims were shot at the same
location in the 800 block 8th Street.
Witnesses reported three men were fighting in the parking lot of Laurel
Park Apartments when gun fire was heard, two suspects fled the area and
the third fell to the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. The
victims/suspects are not cooperating with investigators.
The investigations are on-going and police are attempting to identify the suspect who fled the scene.
Any information concerning this case please contact Laurel Police Department at 301-498-0092.