MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (7News) — After a shooting on a Metrobus killed a man in Montgomery County on Friday, police released his identity on Monday.
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The man killed was identified as 19-year-old Justice T’Ziyan Elliott of Silver Spring, Montgomery County police said.
The shooting occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Lockwood Drive at New Hampshire Avenue on the Z6 route at around 7:45 p.m., police said. Officers saw the bus pulled over after the incident had occurred and went over to assist.
Upon entering the bus, officers found Elliott suffering from gunshot wounds, officials confirmed. Officers reportedly attempted life-saving measures until rescue services arrived but the young man was ultimately pronounced dead on the scene.
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After an investigation, police determined that Elliott was seated in the back of the bus when a man boarded and confronted him. Words were allegedly exchanged and the suspect pulled out a gun and shot Elliott. The man then ran from the bus, police said.
The gunman was described as approximately 5'10" with a thin build and wearing all-black clothing and a face mask at the time.
Police are still looking for the suspect and ask that anyone with additional information call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Callers may remain anonymous.