3 people taken into custody after shots fired nearby downtown Silver Spring

- Police have taken three people into custody after shots were fired nearby downtown Silver Spring.

Montgomery County police believe this may have been a drug deal that went bad as residents on Dale Drive called police at around 4:19 p.m. after hearing gunfire in the area. According to police, officers would find evidence of a shooting in the 8800 block of Colesville Road as a black vehicle was seen with an apparent bullet hole in the windshield.

There was also a second scene connected to the shooting a few blocks away on Spring Street.

Police said they did not find anyone injured from the shooting.

FOX 5 has been told that a significant amount of marijuana was recovered at the scene along with a loaded handgun.

Police are crediting numerous witnesses with helping them pinpoint the suspects.

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