Damascus Man Charged With Murdering His Father

The shooting took place in the family’s home.                                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jesse Jimenez    

Damascus, Md (KM) Montgomery County Police have arrested a Damascus man for fatally shooting his father. Jesse Jimenez, 24, is charged with 1st-degree murder for the slaying of his father, Macklin Jimenez, 46. .

Shortly before 11:00 AM on Tuesday, officers were dispatched to a home on Gue Road where they found Macklin Jimenez dead from gunshot wounds. Investigators say Jesse and Macklin Jimenez got into an argument.   With other family members present, Macklin Jimenez was shot.

Jesse Jimenez fled the scene. A lookout was broadcast to officers.

Just before 11:15 AM, an officer spotted Jesse Jimenez’s vehicle traveling  along southbound New Hampshire Avenue near Norbeck Road in Spencervillle. Officers  attempted to stop the vehicle, but Jesse Jimenez refused, and a  pursuit began.

Jesse Jimenez stopped his vehicle after turning on to Twig Road, and fled on foot. He was apprehended in a wooded area in the 14700 block of Good Hope Road. Officers located a gun on Jesse Jimenez after he was taken into custody. .

Macklin Jimenez’s body was transported to the State Medical Examiner for an autopsy.



By Kevin McManus