2nd man arrested in Leesburg 3-person shooting case

Leesburg Police Department announced a second arrest in the May 30th shooting case that sent three men to the hospital.

Zeon Garner, a 21-year-old Herndon man, was arrested last Friday at an apartment in the in the 800 block of Edwards Ferry Road NE. That is the same block where the shooting took place. LPD credits a tip from a community member for the arrest.

Garner was charged with reckless handling of a firearm, a Class 6 felony. He was transported to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center and is being held without bond.

His arrest follows that Sylvanus Massaquoi, a 19-year-old Sterling resident, who is facing an aggravated malicious wounding charge stemming from the shooting.

As of Friday night, two of the three men shot had been released from the hospital. The third man’s condition was non-life-threatening, according to LPD.

LPD said the investigation in this case is still underway, and the Department is asking anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information to contact the Criminal Investigations Section at 703-771-6417 / PoliceInvestigations@LeesburgVA.gov. Tips can be submitted anonymously, the Department says.

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