Woman shot in leg in Gaithersburg neighborhood

A woman was shot in Gaithersburg on Monday afternoon, according to police.

Gaithersburg police said they received a call about shots fired at around 3:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Lamont Lane. When officers arrived, they found a woman wounded in the leg. She was transported to a local hospital.

Police said they are on the lookout for a Hispanic male seen wearing a dark jacket.

According to police, the suspect and victim did not know each other.

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