UPDATED: Police Investigate Shooting Near Stedwick Elementary

Police: Officers responding to the incident could not immediately locate a victim.

Montgomery County police are investigating a possible shooting Monday afternoon in the area of Montgomery Village's Stedwick Elementary School.

Officers responded to a call for a shooting at 4:45 p.m. in the school's vicinity, spokesperson Lucille Baur said. Officers could not locate a victim near the school but contacted local hospitals and treatment centers and found a young adult male who arrived privately to seek treatment for a gunshot wound.

The individual is being treated for a serious injury, but it does not appear to be a life-threatening injury, police said in a news release.

"Investigators are looking to see if the two incidents are related, if the subject with the wound is a victim from [Montgomery Village]," Baur said. However it is unclear if the man will speak with investigators, she said.

Baur said the shooting did not occur in the school, but police don't yet know if it occurred on school property or outside of school property.

Stedwick Elementary is located at 10631 Stedwick Road.

"We don't have a defined crime scene," Baur said.

Montgomery County Public Schools spokesperson Dana Tofig said he had no additional information.

Anyone who has any information to provide to advance this investigation should call Detectives at 240-773-6237. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.

Editor's Note: This article was updated at 11:40 p.m. to include information about the victim's injuries and police tip line.


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