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Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 03/23/2011

Arrest made in Olney fatal shootings

Montgomery County police have made an arrest in two recent homicides in Olney, Crime Scene reports.

A news conference is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to provide more details in the shooting deaths of Punyasara W. Palkumbure Gedara, 41, and Nazir Ahmed, 81. Gedara, a native of Sri Lanka, was shot Monday afternoon while walking home from his job at a Subway sandwich shop. Ahmed, who was from Pakistan, was found dead inside his home Friday.

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By Washington Post editors  |  05:21 PM ET, 03/23/2011

 
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