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Man Charged in Deadly Double Shooting in Hyattsville

A Silver Spring, Maryland, man has been arrested in connection with a Hyattsville double shooting that left one man dead. 

Fernando Baires and two other men were walking along Riggs Road on April 17 when they shot two men, police said. Both victims were taken to the hospital, where one of the men died. 

Police say Baires was identified as one of the shooters, police said. 

Baires is facing second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, firearm use in a felonious violent crime, attempted first-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder charges.

Police say Baires was arrested this week after authorities learned he was scheduled to appear at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) hearing in Baltimore. He was arrested after the hearing and transported to Prince George's County. 

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