This year, in June, teens Shadi Adi Najjar (17) and Artem S. Ziberov (18) were shot and killed in a blue Honda Civic. The students, on the eve of their graduations, were selling one of their commencement tickets when suddenly a barrage of over 30 shots were fired at their vehicle. The two were to graduate in just a few hours from Northwest High School.

3 suspects were arrested that evening. They face charges of first-degree murder.

  • Edgar Garcia-Gaona, 24, of Gaithersburg;
  • Roger Garcia, 19, of Germantown; and
  • Jose Ovilson Canales-Yanez, 25, of Gaithersburg.

On December 1st, a fourth suspect has been arrested. Rony Alexander Galicia of Germantown was arrested and faces similar charges.