2 Silver Spring men charged with Rockville murder


Two Silver Spring, Maryland men have been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death last week of a Rockville man.

Two Silver Spring, Maryland men have been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death last week of a Rockville man.

Jackson Alexander Garcia, 18, and Malik Dujuan Jefferson, 23, are currently being held without bond at the Central Processing Unit.

Police say Garcia and Jefferson are suspected of killing 22-year-old Jose Osvaldo Genao Romero of Rockville on February 17.

Officers from the City of Rockville Police Department and Montgomery County Police responded to the 14000 Cove Lane area for the report of a shooting and found Genao Romero at the intersection of Bradley Avenue and Fletcher Place suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

He was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition where he later died.

Police have not described a motive in the shooting.

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