Suspect in Jonathan Vilchez killing presented in court

Mario Alfaro, charged with the murder of Jonathan Vilchez, was ordered held without bail.

On Nov. 8, police responded to the 5400 block of Georgia Ave., NW for the report of gunshots. Upon arrival, police located Vilchez, 22, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of an establishment.

Police later located Alfaro, 23, on the 800 block of Kennedy St., NW, and transported him to the hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Alfaro has been charged with second-degree murder while armed. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Nov. 29 at 9:30 a.m.


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