20-year-old held without bond in shooting death of man at Burger King in Frederick

A 20-year-old man is being held without bond in the shooting death of a man at a Burger King in Frederick, according to police. 

Police identified Darin Tyler Robey as the suspect in the death of Jaion Antonio Penamon. He was charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Murder, 1st and 2nd Degree Assault and several firearm charges. 

The initial investigation determined Robey and a female got into an altercation inside the establishment where the shooting occurred, police said. 

Officials said Penamon attempted to intervene in the altercation and Robey shot him multiple times in the vestibule of the restaurant. Penamon was pronounced deceased at the scene. 


Robey had a District Court bond review Monday. 

Judge Earl Bartgis Jr. ordered Robey held without bond and that he have no contact with state’s witnesses. 

FPD is requesting anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information regarding the incident contact Det. Jones at 240-674-7058 or KJones@frederickmdpolice.org. Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477).