Police: Man, woman shot while inside parked vehicle in Maryland

Police: Man, woman shot while inside vehicle in Maryland. (ABC7 photo)

A man and woman were shot in Aspen Hill early Thursday morning while sitting in a vehicle, according to police.

Around 12 a.m. a 22-year-old man called police to report he and a 36-year-old woman were shot in a vehicle that was parked in the 3800 block of Palmira Lane, Montgomery County Polic said in a press release on Thursday.

According to investigator's preliminary investigation, it appears the man and woman were approached by a male in his late teens or early twenties. The youth reportedly spoke with the man and woman while they were inside the parked vehicle and then shot them. The shooter fled the scene on foot. He is believed to have been wearing dark-colored clothing at the time of the shooting.

The incident remains an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact police at (866) 411-TIPS.

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