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Frederick man charged for shooting, killing 25-year-old man in his Germantown home

Jahandar Rahman Darvish, 25, of Germantown was shot and killed the evening of Dec. 23, 2021.

GERMANTOWN, Md. — The Montgomery County Police Department arrested a Frederick man in connection to a deadly shooting in Germantown the evening of Dec. 23, 2021. 

A Germantown man—25-year-old Jahandar Rahman Darvish—was killed inside his home, according to a statement from MCPD. 

Police identified the shooter as Mario Samm, 31, who faces charges for first degree murder and use of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

A statement from MCPD released a day after the shooting said that at around 5:45 p.m. on Dec. 23, officers from the Germantown district were dispatched to the 19300 block of Circle gate drive. After entering the home, officers found a Darvish dead with gunshot wounds. 

Samm is curently held at the Frederick County Detention Center, police say.

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