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Aspen Hill shooting victim ID’d

Police identified a man fatally shot Wednesday afternoon in an Aspen Hill house as 21-year-old Hugo Yupe of Rockville.

Montgomery County police said two men have been charged in connection with the case.

Christopher Edwards, 20, was charged with second-degree murder and reckless endangerment. Andrew Ramos, 19, was charged with reckless endangerment.

Police said that about 3:20 p.m. Wednesday they received a report of a shooting in the 13200 block of Superior Street. Inside a residence, they found a Yupe dead of a gunshot. Detectives determined that the two suspects were inside at the time of the shooting.

“For reasons still under investigation, the third male was shot,” police said in a news release Thursday.

Edwards remained in the house and summoned help, police said. They said Ramos left the home and eventually was taken into custody.

Dan Morse covers courts and crime in Montgomery County. He arrived at the paper in 2005, after reporting stops at the Wall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun and Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser, where he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He is the author of The Yoga Store Murder.


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