Three Arrested For Shooting In Germantown



One is a juvenile charged as an adult.



Germantown, Md (KM) Three people have been charged in connection with a shooting in Germantown over the weekend.

Montgomery County Police say officers responded on Saturday just after 8:00 PM to Gunners Branch Park at 18509 Cinnamon Drive, and found two men and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. They were taken to local hospitals.

Investigators say there was cookout in the park with several people in attendance.

One of the suspects identified as Jaheim Ronnell Hicks, 17, of Upper Darby, Pennsylvania,  allegedly shot the three victims. He and two other two suspects fled the area.

They were apprehended a short time later in a wooded area in the 18400 Allspice Drive. Officers searched the area, and located a fanny pack containing a handgun.

Police say during an interview, Hicks made admissions of guilt, and stated the shooting resulted from an ongoing dispute.

Hicks is a juvenile being charged as an adult with three counts of attempted 2nd-degree murder. The other suspects are identified as Sequan Markell Ashton, 19, of Germantown, and Henry Emmanuel Tamba, 20, also of Germantown. They are charged with being an accessory after the fact to 1st -degree assault.



By Kevin McManus