Georgetown Police Say Two Recent Shooting Incidents Not Linked

Georgetown Police are investigating two shooting incidents that occurred this week, according to Captain Ralph Holm.

Holm said on Tuesday evening at approximately 8:41 Georgetown Police were dispatched to a shots-fired complaint around East Laurel Street and North Race Street.

When the officers arrived they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. During their investigation, the officers learned that another man was seated in his vehicle when a subject approached the vehicle and attempted to shoot him. The gunfire did not strike the man in the vehicle. After the shooting multiple individuals began to chase the shooter who fired multiple shots at the group striking an adult male said Holm.

The suspect then entered his vehicle and fled the scene. Police are looking for what they’re calling a vehicle of interest. The vehicle is described as a maroon, pickup truck, crew cab style, with an aftermarket LED brake light under the tailgate, possibly displaying Maryland registration.

Holm said the wounded man was transported to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

On Wednesday morning, just after 9:00, Georgetown Police were dispatched to a shots-fired complaint in the area of the Verizon Store on College Park Drive. Officers at that scene learned that two unknown individuals began to fight when one of the subjects pulled a weapon and fired a single shot at the other individual. After the shooting, both subjects left the area. Holm said there have been no reports of injuries. The shooter left the area in a black sedan, possibly a Honda, with unknown registration.

At this time, there is no reason to believe the incidents are related added Holm.

Anyone with additional information regarding either incident is asked to contact Georgetown Police at 302-856-6613.

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