A man was fatally shot in a residential area of Alexandria, Virginia, early Monday, and his brother faces charges, authorities say.
Jonathan Cruz Villafuerte died after he was found shot, city police said. He was 24.
His brother, Enoc Cruz Villafuerte, 22, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder and a weapons charge. It wasn’t immediately clear if he has an attorney.
The incident happened at the Brookdale at Mark Center Apartment Homes at the intersection of N. Beauregard Street and Sanger Avenue. Police were called shortly before 2 a.m. for a report of the sound of gunfire.
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Jonathan Cruz Villafuerte was found shot in the upper body. Officers and medics worked to save his life but were unable to. Enoc Cruz Villafuerte was arrested.
Investigators were seen concentrating their attention on a ground-floor apartment at the complex for several hours.
Alexandria police have not confirmed what they believe may have led up to the shooting.
Anyone with information on the crime is asked to contact police.
Stay with NBC Washington for more on this developing story.