Gas Station Shooting Suspect Surrenders

Monday, Aug 8, 2011  |  Updated 5:56 PM EDT
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A man accused of pulling out a gun and trying to shoot another man at a gas station in Montgomery County, Md., has turned himself in to police.

Dmytro Solomatin, 26, of Reston, Va., got into an argument with a 38-year-old man while pumping gas just before 6 p.m. Saturday at the Freestate gas station on Frederick Road in Germantown. According to police Solomatin went to his car, got a gun and fired a shot toward the other man. The shot missed the othe rman, but hit his car, police said.

Solomatin then fled the scene but turned himself in at the 5th District police station about an hour after the incident, police said.

Solomatin faces several charges, incuding attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault and two counts of reckless endangerment.

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