Police: Men Who Shot Resident in Silver Spring Robbery Targeted Family When They Returned from Work

One robber at large; another person arrested in D.C. Wednesday morning


Two men who shot a man in the leg during a robbery early Wednesday morning in Silver Spring allegedly targeted the house and waited for the residents to return from work, so they could steal cash from them, police said.

The men robbed two women and shot a man who tried to intervene in the 9300 block of New Hampshire Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. After they fled in a car, one man—Marlow Jenard Johnson, 25—was arrested in Washington, D.C., less than an hour later. Police were continuing to search for a second robber.

Police released more details about the crime Wednesday afternoon. The three victims, from the same family, had just arrived at their house in two cars when two men with handguns confronted the 77-year-old mother and 53-year-old daughter,

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