Police identify mechanic shot, killed in parking lot of Takoma Park Advance Auto Parts store

Police have identified a mechanic who was shot and killed in the parking lot of an Advance Auto Parts store in Takoma Park.

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Officers say the shooting happened just after 11 a.m. Saturday in the 6300 block of New Hampshire Avenue.

Authorities say 27-year-old Nurhusen Muhammed Hamid of Silver Spring was found in the parking lot with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital and later died from his injuries.

Nurhusen Muhammed Hamid


Investigators say Hamid was a mobile mechanic who worked in Takoma Park, Hyattsville and Northwest, D.C.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Charles Earle at 240-753-2734 or Takoma Park Police at 301-270-1100