Per MCPD: 23-year-old Manuel Alejandro Ayala, of Layhill, has been arrested and charged with a shooting and murder that he allegedly committed on Monday, September 4, 2023. At approximately 7:54 p.m., 4th District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the 14200 block of Punch St. for the report of a shooting.
Upon arrival, officers located an adult male in the street, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. When officers entered a nearby home, they located 65-year-old Rosa Maria Benitez-Ozuna, of Layhill, deceased. Officers also located the suspect’s mother suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was transported to an area hospital in serious condition.
Officers identified Ayala, who is a resident of the home, as the suspect and took him into custody without incident. Montgomery County Department of Police – homicide detectives responded to the scene. Ayala was transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit where he was charged with first-degree murder, two counts of attempted first-degree murder and numerous firearm related charges. He is currently awaiting a bond hearing.
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The flip from rain to snow started earlier than initially anticipated, allowing for heavier bursts of snow to accumulate even though ground temps were well above freezing. The precipitation also…
The winter weather has caused slush to accumulate with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) warning of wet and slick spots on the road.
Two Hour Delay: 12/11/2023 at 5:30 AM Schools will open 2 hours later. Before and After school childcare programs and Community Use occur as scheduled
St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies (SMCSO) responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a horse and buggy on Sunday, December 10, 2023, at 11:57 am.
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