Police Arrest Murder Suspect after Brief Chase

Arrest Made in Gaithersburg Homicide

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    Montgomery County Police arrested a man and charged him with first-degree murder in connection with a shooting death in Gathersburg, Md., Thursday night.

    Police said Jefferson Daniel Delgato, 20, of Silver Spring, Md., is suspected in the death of Michael Kirby Alvarado. Alvarado was shot and killed in the 400 block of North Summit Avenue.

    Detectives arrested Delgato Friday night after a brief chase. Police believe the two men knew each other, although the exact nature of their relationship is still under investigation.

    Police are still looking into whether other people were involved in the crime. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Division detectives at 240-773-5070.