On Sunday, October 26, 2008, at approximately 4:11 a.m., the United States Park Police responded to the north bound lanes of the Baltimore Washington Parkway south of Route 197 for report of a shooting. The initial investigation revealed two vehicles were traveling north when the occupant(s) of one vehicle fired upon the other. The driver of the other vehicle, a Lexus sedan was struck. The victim pulled off the parkway and notified the police. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.
The victim is identified as 35 year old Jude Ngu of Laurel, Maryland.
The northbound lanes of the parkway were closed and all traffic was diverted onto Powder Mill Road until approximately 9:00 a.m. for the investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident, please call the United States Park Police, Criminal Investigations Branch on (202) 610-8737.