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Posted on: May 5, 2021

One injured in Court Street shooting

Public Safety Alert

At approximately 1:45 a.m. on May 5, 2021, Officers responded to the 100 Block of North Court Street for a report of shots fired. 

Upon arrival Officers located a male suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local medical facility for treatment and is currently in stable condition. It is believed the victim was involved in an altercation just prior to being shot, and that this was a targeted incident.

At this time Detectives are working to identify the individuals involved in the altercation with the victim and are asking the public’s assistance. If you live in the area of West 2nd Street and North Court Street and noticed anything out of the ordinary, or have camera footage of the area please contact FPD via our tip lines. Residents can contact FPD anonymously via the tip line at at 301-600-TIPS (8477), send information via email to, or send a text to 240-674-TIPS (8477).

Date: May 5, 2021

Incident Type: Shooting

Location: 100 Block North Court Street

Author of release: Lt. Alcorn

Lead Investigator: Det. Sharpe -  

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