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to the future. instead, it's a day of mourning for their families in maryland. i'm pat lawson muse. >> and i'm chris lawrence. shadi adi najjar and artem ziberov should have been receiving diplomas from northwest high school in germantown, but they went out last night and never came home. they were found shot to death, sitting in a car in a quiet neighborhood. pat collins has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: joining me here is captain paul stars with the montgomery county police, he'll give us an update into this double murder investigation. but i want to draw your attention to the shattered car glass from the shooting. two teenagers from germantown, shot and killed on this quiet street in montgomery village, miles away from their home. what brought them to this street last night? a decisiont
lives. 17-year-old shadi najjar, 18-year-old
artem ziberov, two star students at northwest high school. they were set to graduate today. they were from germantown, but they were found dead miles away from their homes. murdered last night on a quiet cul-de-sac in a posh section of montgomery village. the two young men discovered inside a blue honda civic car that belongs to one of the victims. >> this is what it sounded like as it came across the police radio. >> two people down, blood, gunshot wounds to the head. >> no pulse on either subject. i've got multiple shell casings all over the place, different cal bers. >> reporter: a chilling scene here last
stars with montgomery county police. any leads in this case? >> we've received a lot of information. we're in the process of the investigation where the public doesn't see as much. investigators were here last night, they talked with neighbors and gathered evidence. right now, they're looking at the information and determining what is the value. >> reporter: what about help from the public, do you think there's somebody out there that might have information for you? >> there could be some people out there with one piece of information that an investigator needs to resolve this case. we're asking anyone to call and speak with a homicide detective. >> reporter: captain paul stars with the montgomery county police. megan is at the high school graduation, talking to friends and relatives of the victims. this has to be a sad, sad day there. >> reporter: and the irony of it
of the most exciting times for parents and their kids, but there's a big dark cloud over graduation. the plan was for the families of these two teens to be inside constitution hall just behind me here, something they call their proudest moment. but instead, they are devastated tonight, just hours ago learning that their two sons were gunned down in a neighborhood. >> he's my only child. >> shadi najjar was what his dad calls an all-around good kid. >> he's a very fun, very -- all his friend love him, he volunteers. >> reporter: he loved his parents, adored his friends, and he worked hard in school. his dad said shadi was so excited about graduating from high school. >> such a good boy. >> reporter: and they were filled with so much pride. >> i think this is an honor gown. he took one course in college.
both of them had a b in one course, an a in one course. >> reporter: but now they're devastated. shadi left the house with his best friend, artem ziberov, who is also an honor student. but the teens never returned. this morning, montgomery county police gave them the heartbreaking news. >> i will never be able to sleep until i find out who shot my boy and why they shot him. >> reporter: the parents tell us that both of these teens were going on to college in the fall. they were both expected to graduate in four years from the university of maryland. but tonight, they are putting a plea out to the public, anyone who has information about these murders, they are urging them to contact police right away. pat and chris, back to you. >> it's hard to hear the pain in that father's cry. thank you. >> thank you, meagan. as new details emerge in this case, you can count on news4 and the nbc washington app to bring you the latest rm
if you have information for police. we've put that in the nbc washington app. we're also following a developing story overseas this afternoon. prosecutors in france have opened a counterterrorism investigation to find out why a man attacked a police officer with a hammer. it happened this morning in paris near the notre dame cathedral. the suspect appears to be an algerian student who charged officers shouting, it's for syria. one of the officers shot the man. he's now recovering in the hospital. hundreds of people were stuck inside the cathedral during the incident, while others had to evacuate the areas around the building. and in london, police are still looking for a young woman who went missing after the attack on london bridge. she's a nanny, originally from australia, and her parents were getting ready to fly to europe to visit her. australian officials are working with their british counterparts to determine if she was injured in the attack. and in a sign of deteriorating
is asking prime minister theresa may to cancel president trump's state visit later this year. the president criticized mayor sadiq khan for telling residents not to be alarmed at the increased police presence on the streets of london. today neighbors of a small london suburb came together to pay tribute to the victims of this weekend's attack. religious and community leaders held a moment of silence. two of the three attackers lived in barking, which has a significant muslim population. a representative of the local mosque criticized those attackers for distorting the faith. the woman who accused bill cosby of sexual assault has just taken the stand, testifying that the comedian gave her pills that left her paralyzed and he groped her. after which, she felt humiliated and confused. before court started, cosby put a
a woman asked him to wish her happy birthday. he did. >> can you wish me a happy birthday? >> happy birthday. >> thank you. >> how old? >> 49. yes! >> however, cosby did not respond to others who asked about the trial. she's charged with drugging and skaully assaulting andrea constand at his philadelphia home in 2005. dozens of other women have made similar accusations. cosby claims the sex was consensual. the trial is expected to last two weeks. now to new developments in the case involving the nsa contractor accused of leaking classified documents. 25-year-old reality winner admitted that she gave the document to a reporter from the intercept. the document explained how the russian government tried to hack into u.s. compa w
voting machines software. the nsa connected the dots back to her after the intercept sent them a copy asking if it was real. winner has a detention hearing scheduled for thursday. boy oh boy, you look outside and see that beautiful blue sky, feel the breeze on your skin and think, if only this could last forever. well, it can't. noticeable changes on both ends of the spectrum moving in. doug's outside, this feels like a bit of a roller coaster here. >> it is. we have a storm system moving from the north and it's going to change everything. right now, beautiful conditions. currently 76 in d.c. but look at the numbers around the mid atlantic. 76, d.c., only 63 in philadelphia. look at new york, only 56 degrees, and we're going to see the numbers here dropping during the day tomorrow. many of us will not get out of the 60s tomorrow, and yes, we're in
there's the storm. we'll see the chance for showers on the increase as we move into the day tomorrow. rather dreary tomorrow, a great evening tonight. much cooler tomorrow, rather gloomy. then that moves out and we say hello, heat wave and it could be a good one. see you in about 15 minutes. >> thank you very much, doug. names have brought controversy, even violence. now controversial parks in virginia have a new name. also first at 4:00, the axe swings at uber. why the ride company is firing some employees as it deals with sexual harassment claims. and world of dance is bringing the heat and showing off some of the country's best dancers. one of them is from right here in our area and is about to join us in studio. again, we're working for you even during the break.
me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,aught and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia.
memorial, veterans placed wreaths at the atlantic arch, honoring those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. in all, 9,000 allied soldiers died or were wounded and a veteran tells us it's a privilege to honor them. >> i would stay here forever if i could. i love this place. i love these ceremonies. >> why is that? >> heart. >> following d-day, the allies succeeded in breaching hitler's coastal defense of france and the germans surrendered less than a year later. closer to home, the charlottesville city council has chosen new names for parks named for robert e. lee and stonewall jackson. >> this came at the end of a contentious meeting which started with a public comment period marked by racial
two rallies are now being planned by two groups that oppose the measure, including the kkk. the battle against opioids doesn't just affect users or their families. first at 4:00, why it can also pose a real danger to the police and paramedics who rush in to help them. plus, it's the celebrity baby news the world s been wahait
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fentanyl is so dangerous it's changing the way police and paramedics do their jobs. >> just being in the room with the drug can cause someone to overdose. >> i retweeted news4's chris gordon who is explaining the government's new warning for first responders. >> the dea, the drug enforcement administration, today issued a warning that there's an epidemic of fentanyl related deaths that not only endanger a user and that user's family, but also first responders. >> fentanyl can injure or kill first responders or other family members. >> reporter: the dea says even this small amount of fentanyl, two milligrams, could be dangerous, if not deadly to a user, their family, police and fire who respond.
that's the latest from the dea in arlington, virginia. back to you. george clooney has a whole lot to brag about today. he's won oscars, an emmy, and now he has an ella and an alexander. those are his brand-new twins. clooney's wife, amal ala mudeen delivered the bundles of joy in london today. his publicist joked that george is sedated and that it's going to take a few days for the guy to recover. the married couple hitched up in 2014 and these are their first children. ♪ ♪ that's a clip from tonight's episode of "world of dance." round two continues right here on nbc4, tw elite dance acts of all ages from around the world. they'll be demonstrating their artistry, precision, and athleticism, competing for the
judges. and guess what. one of the competitors is from ashburn, virginia, brandon talbot. >> hello, nice to meet you. >> we feel like you're our own dancer. you entered the "world of dance" in the junior division as a ballet duo, and dancers have to be 17 years and under. what was it like to audition? were you nervous? >> oh, yeah. auditioning was definitely nerve racking for me. but being on the show was actually a really great experience. everyone was super nice, super talented, really embracing of everyone. and everyone was super nice. >> that moment where you hear that you've been chosen, what goes through your mind? >> it's mind-blowing. because everyone there is absolutely amazing at what they do. so it's like, are we considered one of those people that's, like, good enough to be with everyone here?
>> and with the judges, you have jennifer lopez, derek hough and neyo, have you met them? >> very briefly. not too personally, but i did come into contact with them for just a little bit of time. i was a little star struck, not going to lie. because it's jennifer lopez and derek hough, they're all iconic in music and dance. >> dancing at your level is not a matter of rolling out of bed and hearing a song and performing. it takes a lot of work. for a lot of the younger dancers out there, tell us about the practice time and everything that you've put into this. >> well, i started when i was 9. so it's been a while. but i didn't really start taking it seriously until i turned 11 or 10. and that's when i started competing in huge competitions like youth america grand prix, where i won the hope award. which was amazing. butoi
hours on end, from 2:30 to 9:30 every day. taking a whole lunch bunch of c it's a busy schedule. >> you invested a lot of time, a lot of energy. is this what you want to do for a career? >> yes. i'm actually going to go to college starting august 15th, i believe, and i'm going to be majoring in dance. >> no hesitation there. >> exactly. >> so if you're hoping to be brandon one day, you better get to work. there's a lot of work involved. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> good luck. we can't wait. my daughter loves the show. can't wait to see it. "world of dance" is going to air tonight. you can see all the excitement right here on nbc4, following america's got talent at 8:00. imagine spending thousands of dollars on a school that shuts its doors, its reputation ruined, and then you still have to pay off your student loans. what's being done to help a lot of local students save money. and it turned into a pretty nice afternoon, butre
near rocky mount last night, an old country store was badly damaged. and two homes were hit by flying debris. >> wow. >> that's a mess. >> that's a lot of damage. we're not going to see anything like that, but we are going to say goodbye to this beautiful weather we've had today. >> say it ain't so. >> i know. everybody's saying, hey, doug, beautiful weather today, thanks for doing this for us. i'm sorry. >> if you take the credit, you gotta take the blame. >> the same people will be like, what are you doing to us tomorrow? out there now, looking really nice. we are seeing clouds after a lot of sunshine earlier. clouds to sun back to clouds. and temperatures on the mild side. 76 degrees. still below average. temperatures dropping. nice weather through the evening. 69 by 11:00. really a nice night across our region. you notice here, 76, huntingtown. 78, fredericksburg. to the west, only 68 in wi
more cloud cover back there. we're not dealing with rain there, but we have a storm system to the north. it's in the 40s up here towards boston. 50s in new york, 60s in philly. that is making its way down, you see the spin, that will move right over our area tomorrow. and the clouds and showers will be over us tomorrow as well. keep the umbrella with you. look what's happening, 63 in philly, 56 in new york. way back to the west, this is that troth we've been talking about for days. tomorrow, we'll get in on the schooler weather. high temperatures to around 70 if we're lucky. cloudy and cool. a few showers possible. the pattern has been this pattern for much of the month of may, a big ridge of high pressure to the west. but this is going to be changing. wednesday, thursday, we'll see this
friday, saturday, and especially into the later portion of the weekend. we're talking 90s. the heat wave is coming. hello to the 90s, and we may even get near record highs as we make our way towards monday into tuesday. first off, 70 tomorrow, 73 on friday -- or rather thursday. friday looking pretty good. friday, 80. saturday, 87. and 94 on sunday. and could be close to a hundred degrees with the heat index. so a heat wave in the making after a very cool day tomorrow. much more on this at 4:45. >> thanks, doug. introducing change that could save lives. the new efforts to prevent bullying in our classrooms in the local school that knows its ramifications all too well. plus, w
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now to london, two neighbors say one of the men accused of the london bridge attack over the weekend tried to radicalize their children in a local part. they say they reported kuram butt to authorities on a couple of occasions. butt was one of tens of thousands they marked as a possible threat. today they named the third attacker, yousef, seven people were killed on saturday in britain's third deadly terror attack in ten weeks. now to the white house is a major leak of classified information coming from the national security agency. today the alleged source of that leak is behind bars. blayne alexander is at the white house to break down what this means for the investigation into russia. >> reporter: chris, her attorney is casting her as
part time yoga instructor who is being used as a political scapegoat. >> reporter: the trump administration's fight against intelligence leaks nouz has a face. reality leigh winner, an nsa contractor arrested for leaking to the press top secret documents about russian election hacking. >> why the government has put so much effort and resource into prosecuting a low-level employee, as opposed to the bigger question, was russia involved in interfering in our election? >> reporter: she exposed the leak just a week before the election. on capitol hill, shared outrage, democrats furious about hacking. >> this was russia, not hacker at a university trying to screw around with one individual state. >> reporter: republicans angry over the leak itself.
purposes, so you don't always get all the facts. >> reporter: this upping the stakes on the anticipated testimony of james comey, expected to talk openly about his interactions with the president before his abrupt firing. >> i suspect director comey will give us direct answers, which he always has in my experience. >> reporter: the president today talking historical with congressional leaders was asked what message he has for comey. >> i wish him luck. >> reporter: this after defending his own use of social media, saying it's the only way to get his unfiltered message out. and when asked if the president will be watching comey's testimony, sean spicer said the president has a busy day ahead and would be focused on his agenda. chris? >> thank you very much, blayne. this week, the president has made a lot of waves with just a few tweets. we're asking you to weigh in on our flash survey. do you approve of how he's using twitter? so far, well, a lot of you say
washington facebook page. a step forward to prevent bullying at schools. that's how a new virginia law is being described. northern virginia bureau chief julie carey was in prince william county for the signing today. >> reporter: governor mcauliffe just left forest park high school after signing into law two important pieces of legislation, important to parents of students who have been bullied or who have thought about suicide. the anti-bullying bill will now require school principals to report incidents of bullying to parents within five days of an allegation being made. fairfax county delegate made the proposal after she was approached by a 17-year-old with a rare form of dwarfism. he said when he got to high school, the bullying on social media got increasingly worse. >> until the point where i was in school, i couldn't go to the rest room, because i felt like i was in so much physical danger.
would want any kid anywhere to experience. >> reporter: coming up on news4 at 5:00, i'll tell you more about his story and what he decided to do about the bullying he was experiencing. in prince william county, i'm julie carey, news4. we're just a week away from the virginia prime minister and n -- virginia primary and new numbers are coming in with absentee ballots. in person absentee voting takes place at the fairfax government center saturday until 5:00 or at any of the nine satellite centers. curb side voting is available for folks with disabilities. absentee ballots have to be received by 7:00 on election night. if you need a list of satellite centers or want to see where the candidates stand on the issues, open the nbc washington app and search
governor larry hogan says he has some unfinished business in maryland and he's running for a second term. hogan delivered his state of business address on monday. and according to the baltimore business journal, he repeatedly told the audience, we're not done. we're just getting started. so far, several democrats plan to run against him, including the former head of the naacp, ben gellis and the baltimore county executive. there's a new problem growing in many health care facilities across the country. the cdc said the number of legionnaires' cases is rising in places like hospitals and nursing homes. the severe respiratory illness grows and spreads in the water supply. a new study looked at 21 cities and states, including virginia. it found that 16 of those areas reported new cases of legionnaires' disease. a quarter of all people
die from the disease. a man goes for a swim, not knowing his tattoo would lead to his death. what you need to do if you're thinking about getting fresh ink. plus an 8-year-old sidelined from her soccer games because of a typo over her gender. now her and her family are speaking out. and we are bringing you the latest headlines and weather even during the commercial breaks. just keep an eye on your screens untile join w
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today one of those days we dreamed about in mid february. and now we are in early june, a spectacular day. i'm storm team4 meteorologist tom kierein. we got clouds floating in a blue sky over the region. bethesda in the horizon, montgomery county. gaithersburg at 72. reagan national at 76. beautiful day around the bay. rememb 60 to near 70 in the shenandoah valley. by dawn tomorrow, down into the 50s. big change on the way. downtown, bottoming out in the low 60s tomorrow morning. hour by hour temperatures. 8:00 p.m., mid 70s. sunset today, 8:31. 11:00 p.m., near 70. then the change moving in, chance of a sprinkle tomorrow morning for the
height wave doug is back in just a few minutes. >> thank you. more than 20 uber employees are out of a job, a result of a company investigation into claims of discrimination and sexual harassment. we're told the terminations were made public at a meeting in san francisco today. uber says it's taking steps to correct what some call deep-seated management and culture issues. it's hired former u.s. attorney general eric holder to conduct an independent investigation into those complaints. the company prioritizes results over workplace behavior. organizers of a soccer match are hitting back against claims they disqualified an 8-year-old girl because she looked like a boy. >> yeah, they say it wasn't her hair cut, but rather a typo on the roster that led to her disqualification. millie hernandez' soccer team in nebraska advanced to the finals and then they were suddenly disqualified. organizers say millie's listed as
but her family says it's because millie wears a short hair cut. >> we had a doctor, like a physical performed and it gave a description and it said her age and female. so we showed them that, but they wouldn't look at it. >> the soccer association claims millie's appearance was not the issue, but the misprint on the team roster eventually caused that confusion. they spent thousands of dollars on a school that shut its doors. why thousands of local students who were supposed to have their loans forgiven, may have to start paying up again. and it's one of the most anticipated capitol hearings in years. we're showing you where former fbi director james comey will wstify, and
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first at 4:00, it's not every day that a congressional hearing gets broadcast live at a local bar. >> yeah, but so many people want to see what former fbi director james comey will say, some restaurants in d.c. are doing just that. today news4's scott macfarlane got an inside look at the room where we could witness history on thursday. >> reporter: good afternoon. we're inside the hart senate room. this is the witness table, ten or 15 feet away from the members of the senate who will quest
you can see so much. there are dozens of chairs behind him. the vips sit in the front row. the other rows will be members of the general public. there are press tables in either corner of the room. if you look to the left, there are vantage points for the network photographers. this will be broadcast all across the country. they put the photographers behind this fake wall, so they're out of the line of sight of spectators. there are senators on the panel who will likely be here thursday morning. on the far side, where the republican members of the panel sit, the chairman, richard burr of north carolina, the ranking democrat, mark warner of virginia, are right here, 10 to 15 feet away from james comey, questioning him thursday as the entire world watches. there are some hidden compartments in this hearing room the staff know about. we'll show you those tonight on news4 at 5:00. for now, scott macfarlane, news4. probably one of the most anticipate
there's a new proposal that could give d.c.'s mayor a new title. >> jim and wendy are in the newsroom with more on that story for news4 at 5:00. >> yes, indeed. >> coming up, what's in a name? right now, we call her mayor bowser. but under this new plan, we could be calling her good afternoon -- governor instead. tom sherwood is looking into the story to find out why it's an important distinction for some in the city, and also he'll talk with residents to find out what they think about this. also tonight at 5:00, it's been a problem in prince george's county, violent incidents after people turn their homes into clubs or restaurants and charged at the door. >> coming up, tracee wilkins working on a story about a new effort to crack down on what officials are calling illegal businesses. >> those stories and a good deal more, plus doug's forecast. >> it's going to be cool and then sticky gross ho
we have team coverage this afternoon from storm team4 and doug is here, he's going to talk to us about the heat. >> yeah, he drew the short straw. tom kierein is outside in this beautiful weather. looks like we gotta go down before we go up. >> yeah, i forced producer kevin williams to send me out here. what a magnificent day we have under way. we've got beautiful blue skies, a few clouds coming through. look how green it is behind me, the grass is growing like crazy. but the good news, for allergy sufferers, i have happy news for you. for the first time since the allergy started in back in april, we are in the low range for tree pollen, thankfully. and moderate for grass. weeds are low, and mold are moderate. as we go forward, the average high today is 82. so we're cooler than average. and then on july 6th, that's a month from today,
that's when we enter our hottest time of the year. the average high is 89 from july 7th all the way to july 22nd. so here comes the big heat part of the year coming up here very shortly and we have heat on the way too, even sooner than that. doug's going to talk about that right now. doug? >> that's right. we gotta have cool weather tomorrow as we move through the next couple days. mostly cloudy skies across the region now. 76 degrees, winds out of the northwest at 9. that's why tom's loving it outside now and i'm sure you have been too. 76 in centreville, fine towards beverly beach. temperatures below average, but not complaining about mid 70s, that's for sure. no rain now, but we're tracking a storm to the north. notice, this was in canada yesterday. it's been meandering and backing in towards our region. it's going to continue to do so. moving down to the south and eventually back out to
but before it does that, it brings us the clouds and chance for shower activity. not a lot of rain tomorrow, but keep the umbrella handy. cloudy, 63 degrees at 7:00 a.m. few showers around noon, and an isolated chance throughout the day here. the best chance between 7:00 a.m. and the noon hour. temperatures in the upper 60s to around 70 degrees. so a fairly cool day. our average high today is 82. we'll be nowhere near that as i am forecasting a high temperature around the 70-degree mark. thursday, high of 73, 80 on friday, partly to mostly cloudy skies both days. we'll see sunshine both days. still on the cool side thursday. friday back closer to average and then we vault to the other side. 87 on saturday. 95 on sunday. look at the heat and humidity. i think we could get a couple of days here around monday or tuesday that our heat index actual approaches 100. so we have big time heat coming in during the month of june. not very often we see heat waves
have one early next week, before things calm again late next week. >> all right, bring it on. >> i know you're ready for it. >> i'm a heat lover. >> not triple-digits. [ laughter ] right now, workers are setting up the annual celebrate fairfax festival. the event is going to be this weekend at the county government center and features live entertainment, food, carnival rides, hundreds of exhibits. you can also take part in contests like donut eating, trivia, and karaoke, as well as a 5k run. the festival opens the 6:00 friday evening and there's a charge for admission. thousands of local college students were approved for loan forgiveness may have to start repaying those loans. susan hogan has new details. >> reporter: we've been reporting on corinthian colleges for years now and the company filed for
now the u.s. department of education says, it found evidence that corinthian inflated job placement rates, about 27,000 students who were defrauded have been approved for loan forgiveness, but have yet to see their loans actually discharged. some of those students may have to restart payments on their debts. yesterday attorneys general from virginia, maryland, and d.c., as well as 17 other states, sent a ale letter to the u.s. secretary of education, urging the department to follow through on its promise to erase the debts. they're asking for details on what the department is doing to rectify the growing backlog of applications and to provide a time frame for discharge of that student debt. we reached out to the department of education today. you can read their response right now in the nbc washington app. just search student debt. >> thank you, susan. a refreshing swim that ended up turning deadly. why a
to a deadly illness, and the warning you need to hear if you or someone you know is getting inked. you're watching news4, first at 4:00. narrator: progressive organizations across virginia endorse dr. ralph northam. ralph northam is the only candidate who stood up to the nra after the virginia tech shooting. dr. northam stands out with a consistent pro-choice record and led the fight to stop the republicans' transvaginal ultrasound law.
officers and medical staff in london. they also went to a local hospital that treated 12 victims from saturday's attack on london bridge. next monday marks one year since the pulse nightclub shooting. today in honor of the victims, orlando's mayor signed a proclamation, naming june 12th, loan orlando united day, a day of love and kindness. 49 people died in the massacre, it was the worst mass shooting in recent u.s. history. it's a bizarre story. a man gets a tattoo, goes for a swim and a week later he's dead. >> depending on how you feel, some of the pictures in this next story can be a little disturbing. we'll get the story and an explanation from our sister station in dallas. >> reporter: there are rules that tattoo artist taylor barnard tells every client. >> stay out of the ocean, stay out of the river, stay out of the
stay out of the hot tub. >> reporter: because this is what could happen. these pictures recently published by doctor are of a 31-year-old dallas man's infected tattoos. five days after he got the ink done, he went swimming in the gulf of mexico. three days later he was the parkland memorial hospital in the care of dr. nicholas hendren. >> very quickly began to get more discolored, bruised and had large blisters, which was alarming. >> reporter: a bacteria entered the man's body through his fresh tattoo, the bacteria is common in gulf waters. most infections happen from eating raw oysters. >> the most common symptom is nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. for our patient, extreme patient, rapidly changing wound within a matter of hours, are all signs there's a potentially very serious infection going
>> reporter: doctors say the man's prior liver disease from heavy drinking made the infection worse. he died from septic shock two months later. and with the summer months here, caleb said it's a reminder about tattoo safety. >> if you adhere to what we tell you to do, you shouldn't have any problems at all. >> our news continues now with jim and wendy. a day for celebrating turns into a day of mourning. >> what happened to my son? what's happened to my son? >> a father seeking answers after his son, and a classmate, both honor roll students, found dead in a car just hours before they were going to graduate. >> it appears they were seated in the vehicle, and that they were shot. >> may god punish who did this to my son.
news4 at 5:00 starts now. >> we begin tonight with that tragedy for two families and heartbreak for a school community. good evening, i'm jim handly. >> and i'm wendy rieger. a quiet neighborhood transformed into a crime scene overnight after a shooting takes the lives of two high school students and this evening police still trying to piece this together. we are hearing from those who knew these two young men. >> we have team coverage for you this evening, including the graduation. but we begin with news4's pat collins who is live at the scene in montgomery village. pat? >> reporter: jim, this is the scene, this cul-de-sac in montgomery village. you can see here still shards of glass from that shooting here last night. two young men, two teenagers, they lived in germantown, they were murdered here in montgomery village, miles from their home. what
why did they take that trip, that trip that cost them their lives? here at the scene today, shell casings that appeared to be left over from that murder last night. they appear to be different calibers, indicating more than one gun was used. there's no security camera video of the shooting, but gordon gips' video camera inside his house recorded the sound of the gunfire. faintly you can hear the sound of a car leaving the murder scene. >> you can hear the sound of the car going up the street. >> in front of my house, yeah. >> turning roobed the cul-de-sac, and leaving down the street. >> yeah. >> which indicates it was a