Garry will be remembered most for his compassion, great laugh, and contagious smile. His loss is another tremendous blow to their Department, as they have endured our share of tragedies in recent years.
DC Police responded and found two men and one woman suffering from gunshot wounds.
The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. One man was treated on the scene for minor injuries and the third victim was pronounced dead on the scene was 44-year-old Firefighter Garry Stanley, Sr., of Fort Washington, Prince George’s County, Md.
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FF Gillman is believed to have contracted COVID-19 while working for the fire department.
FF Gilliam started experiencing mild COVID-like symptoms about Aug. 22. He went to a local hospital and tested positive for the virus and went into quarantine. For the next week his symptoms remained mild. On Aug. 30, FF Gillman was hospitalized because of an increase in the severity of his symptoms. On Sept. 8, he was placed on a ventilator and put into a medically-induced coma to allow his body to rest and heal. FF Gillman served in the United States Marine Corps before becoming a Firefighter. He had been employed by the city of Elwood for 31 years.