3 sought after Gaithersburg shooting
Detectives in Montgomery County are asking for help locating a suspect in an Aug. 7 shooting.
Police responded to the 300 block of North Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg about 10:55 p.m. on Aug. 7 for a report of a shooting, according to a police news release. They found a 25-year-old Gaithersburg man suffering from a gunshot wound from which he is recovering.
An investigation determined that four men forced their way into a residence and got into a fight with the victim, police said, after which one of the men shot the victim with a handgun.
Police issued an arrest warrant for Anthony "Tony Banger" Felder, 21, charging him with attempted first-degree murder and other charges. He is a black male, 5' 11", with short black hair, according to police; he has two tear-drop tattoos on his face and a "B" tattooed on his forehead, police said.
Police are also looking for Racquel S. Thompson, 22, who they said was present at the shooting. She is described as a black female, 5' 2" and 165 lbs.
Rashad Bass, 23, of Ashburn and his cousin, Russell Bass of no fixed address, have been arrested and charged with burglary, assault and other charges in connection with the case, police said. A fourth male suspect remains unidentified.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at 240-773-6243. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 866-411-TIPS (8477).
This item has been updated since it was first published.
-- David P. Marino-Nachison
Washington Post Editors
August 27, 2010; 5:19 PM ET
Categories: David P. Marino-Nachison , Montgomery
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