Man killed in shooting in White Oak -- Gazette.Net


This story was updated at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 9.

Montgomery County Police have identified the victim of a fatal Friday afternoon shooting in White Oak.

Jesse Patrick Campos, 21, lived in the 11400 block of July Drive. Officers from the Silver Spring district were dispatched to a shooting at his home at 3:45 p.m. Friday and found Campos dead at the scene, said Capt. Paul Starks, a Montgomery County police spokesman. Police were initially called by a woman who called to report her boyfriend had been shot. Police confirmed Saturday that the incident was a shooting.

According to a Montgomery County Police press release, two suspects entered the apartment by accosting a roommate outside and forcing him to open the door. One of the suspects shot Campos, and both fled. The male roommate and a woman who was also in the apartment were not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Montgomery County police at 240-773-5070.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 866-411-8477. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest and/or indictment in the crime.

Kevin James Shay and Sylvia Carignan contributed to this story.