2021 | Police & Fire

Identity released of man fatally shot in Silver Spring

Medical examiner ruled his death a homicide

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Montgomery County police have released the identity of a man who was fatally shot Friday night in Silver Spring.

Carlton Joseph Graham, 30, of Silver Spring, was found with a gunshot wound on the sidewalk in the 9300 block of Piney Branch Road around 11:30 p.m. on Friday, police said in a press release. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A medical examiner determined that Graham’s death was a homicide by gunshot wound, police said on Monday. They did not release additional details.

The area where Graham was shot is near the Forest Park Apartment complex, police said.

Police are investigating the shooting and are asking anyone with information to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

Dan Schere can be reached at daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com