Man shot in Wheaton, police say

Man shot in Wheaton, police say

Shooting ‘does not appear to be random’

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A man was shot and injured Sunday night in Wheaton, Montgomery County police wrote on Twitter Monday.

Police wrote that the man was shot just before 11:50 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of Elkin Street. He was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, they said.

The area is near the Pembridge Square Apartments.

Police wrote that the shooting “does not appear to be random in nature.” They gave no additional details.

A police spokesperson could not immediately be reached for comment Monday afternoon.

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