Rockville Metro Station Shooting: Two Shot, One In Serious Condition

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credit: Cameron Thompson / All-News 99.1 WNEW

credit: Cameron Thompson / All-News 99.1 WNEW

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ROCKVILLE, Md. (CBSDC) — Two people were shot at the Rockville Metro Station Friday afternoon.

The incident stemmed from a dispute that involved a BB gun and escalated around 2:40 p.m. inside the pedestrian tunnel of the station.

A 16-year-old male suffered life-threatening injuries in the shooting. He was the intended target and a known acquaintance of the shooter.

An 18-year-old female bystander was grazed by a bullet and sustained non-life threatening injuries. Police say she did not know either the other victim or the shooter and was not involved in their dispute.

Both victims were transported to a local hospital.

The suspected shooter in the incident was taken into custody shortly before 4 p.m. Police also recovered a handgun believed to have been the weapon used in the shooting.

A second suspect was detained shortly after 6 p.m.

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