Police say 15-year-old Miguel Hernandez was walking home from school on Friday, along a popular shortcut path with friends, when a group of males attacked him for no apparent reason.
On Saturday, officers arrested Mauricio Martinez, 18, of Manassas along with a 17-year-old male from Fairfax. Both are charged with murder and gang participation.
Police say this is still an ongoing investigation and add that more arrests could be possible. Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the confidential 24-hour Crime Solvers line at 703-330-0330.
A $1,000 reward is being offered in the case.