Breaking 911 reports – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police have charged Jesse Jimenez, age, 24, of Gue Road in Damascus, with the first-degree murder of his father, 46-year-old Macklin Jimenez.
On Tuesday, July 21, at 10:57 a.m., 911 received two calls from residents inside the home on Gue Road stating that there had been a shooting. Officers responded to the home and located Macklin Jimenez in a basement bedroom dead from a gunshot wound.
Police say Jesse Jimenez, his father Macklin Jimenez, and Jesse Jimenez’s mother were involved in a verbal argument in the basement. Jesse Jimenez’s sister then entered the discussion and all four family members entered Jesse Jimenez’s basement bedroom. Jesse Jimenez removed a handgun from his pocket and shot his father. He then fled the scene in his vehicle.
The investigation into the shooting turned into a chase that ended in the woods where the 24 -year-old basement dweller son was taken into custody.
The DC Police Department tweeted about the death of the 27-year MPD employee Macklin Jimenez, saying he was tragically shot in a domestic-related homicide. The department offered their thoughts and prayers to his family and loved ones.
MPD civilian Macklin Jimenez, was tragically shot and killed in a domestic-related homicide yesterday. The suspect is in custody and @mcpnews is currently investigating the circumstances. Jimenez had 27 years of service. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family & loved ones. pic.twitter.com/ZkhgMXxQJp
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) July 22, 2020
So far, police are not releasing any information about the basement-dwelling son accused of murdering his father who worked for the police department for 27 years. We’ll keep you up-to-date with any new developments.