Police: Gun Sale Gone Awry Leads To Shootout Between Virginia Men In Downtown Silver Spring

Aiexpress –  Four individuals are currently facing charges after they crossed state lines into Maryland, resulting in a heated argument and a subsequent shootout. As a result of this incident, law enforcement authorities were able to seize a significant number of high-caliber weapons in downtown Silver Spring.

Around 10:30 p.m. on January 18, officers from the Montgomery County Department of Police on patrol noticed a group of individuals acting suspiciously and engaging in a heated argument.

A man standing outside of the Honda engaged in an argument with the occupants of a blue Honda Accord with Virginia tags, as stated by a police spokesperson.

The police swiftly apprehended Harvey and another occupant of the vehicle without any complications. During the search of the Honda, law enforcement officers discovered a loaded Glock 19 equipped with an extended magazine, as well as a loaded AK-47 style pistol.

The authorities apprehended the shooter who was positioned outside the Honda and discovered a privately manufactured 9mm firearm, which had been utilized in the shooting.


A Prince George’s County Police Department helicopter provided assistance in spotting the second shooter as he ran across Georgia Avenue. Subsequently, he was apprehended behind the Fillmore Theater.

The individuals who were apprehended are as follows:

    • Harvey (driver);
    • Christian Nicholas Baker, age 19, of Ashburn (buyer/shooter);
    • Roshad Deon Harvey, Jr., age 22, of Chesterville (passenger/shooter);
    • Jaeden Levelle Harris, age 18 of Aldie (rear passenger).

According to the initial investigation, all individuals involved in the incident traveled from Virginia to Silver Spring with the intention of selling a gun to Baker.

All four individuals are currently facing charges related to weapons and are currently being held at the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit.

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