SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say they quickly arrested a 19-year-old man who’s accused of killing another teenager he knew in Silver Spring.
Police say 19-year-old Mitchell Zio has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Derik Benson.READ MORE: Marilyn Mosby's Office Releases Names Of Baltimore Police Officers On "Do Not Call" List
The stabbing occurred on Wednesday afternoon at an apartment complex in the northeastern part of the county, near Calverton. Police say when officers arrived, they found Benson suffering from a stab wound. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.
Police say they found Zio as he was trying to flee. Police say he had a bloody knife with him and blood on his person.READ MORE: Maryland Man Faces Federal Charges Following Capitol Riot
Police say Zio and Benson knew each other, but they haven’t detailed a possible motive.
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