The Montgomery County, Maryland Department of Police continues to investigate the officer-involved shooting that occurred yesterday afternoon in White Oak.
The officer involved in the shooting is identified as Sergeant David Cohen, an approximately 17- year veteran of the Department. He is currently assigned to the Patrol Services Bureau and works in the 3rd District. As is protocol, Sergeant Cohen has been placed on paid administrative leave during this investigation.
The decedent has previously been identified as 30-year-old Finan H. Berhe of the 1500 block of Hadden Manor Court in the White Oak area of Silver Spring.
WJLA reported: The deadly incident happened Wednesday at 2:22 p.m. It was a sunny and springlike afternoon. Less than 15 minutes earlier, someone along Hadden Manor Court had called 911 to report a man matching Berhe’s description, had tossed a rock through a window, was holding a knife, and acting erratically. Records show Berhe has lived in the neighborhood for at least 10 years.
The video is from Sergeant Cohen’s camera.