Second arrest made in Blueridge Avenue homicide: Montgomery County police

Montgomery County police have arrested a second suspect in connection with the shooting death of a man in Wheaton last week.

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Police charged Randy Aaron Powell, 17, with first-degree murder for the killing of Marvin Alexander Mendoza.

Another suspect – 19-year-old Erik Aguilar of Silver Spring – was arrested last week on the same charge.

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Just before 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 10, emergency officials received a call about a shooting in the 2000 block of Blueridge Avenue. Several officers responded and found Mendoza dead from a gunshot wound. 

The chaos caused a shelter-in-place order to go into effect for students and staff at Arcola Elementary School and Odessa Shannon Middle School.

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Police initially said "four suspects" were seen running from the scene.

They have not indicated what may have led to the shooting.