Maryland: Police arrest 3 tied to fatal gun shop theft – Dozens of guns remain missing from the burglaries.
This undated booking photo provided by the Montgomery County Department of Police shows Terrence Massey Jr., one of three suspects arrested in connection to a gun shop burglary in Rockville, Md. (Montgomery County Department of Police via AP)
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) 06/19 — Maryland authorities say they’ve arrested three suspects tied to the gun shop burglary that left a 17-year-old suspect dead from police gunfire.
The Washington Post reports police arrested two brothers, 17-year-old Brandon Jackson and 21-year-old Terrence Massey Jr., as well as a 15-year-old. Jackson is charged as an adult.
Charging documents allege this was the second gun shop theft that week for some of the suspects, one of which was found with guns in his car from a separate theft the night before.
The documents also say Marquis Weems was killed by an officer’s gunfire as the suspects rammed into a police cruiser during the getaway.
This file photo provided by Montgomery County Police shows a vehicle that was used to smash into a Rockville gun shop early Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Rockville, Md. Maryland authorities say they have arrested three suspects tied to the gun shop burglary that left a 17-year-old suspect dead from police gunfire. ( Montgomery County Police via AP, File)
The newspaper reports dozens of guns remain missing from the burglaries.
Jackson is in jail without bond while Massey’s public defender says there’s not enough evidence to charge him.
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