Sterling Restaurant Shooting Suspect Arrested In Florida: Police

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Ashburn VA

01 June

12:56 PM

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LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA — A suspect in Saturday's shooting outside of the Tommy's Place II restaurant in Sterling was arrested, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Olbin Echeverria Madrid was apprehended in Tallahassee, Florida on Monday and faces several charges in connection with the shooting. Authorities responded to the initial report of a shooting at 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 29 at Tommy's Place II in the 150 block of Enterprise Street. Deputies claimed that a suspect, later identified as Echeverria Madrid, fired gunshots at the restaurant after a dispute. In a news release, the sheriff's office said that a restaurant employee asked Echeverria Madrid to leave the premises. As he left the restaurant, police said Echeverria Madrid threatened the employee. Echeverria Madrid is accused of firing a gunshot towards an employee, according to the sheriff's office. The round struck a window of the restaurant, police said. An armed security guard at the restaurant responded by firing several shots at Echeverria Madrid's vehicle as he fled the area, police claimed. A customer at the restaurant reported minor injuries from the shooting, the sheriff's office said. The customer declined medical treatment at the scene, according to authorities. The Tallahassee Police Department located and arrested Echeverria Madrid on Monday, May 31. He is currently being held at the Leon County Detention Center in Florida, pending extradition back to Virginia, according to the sheriff's office. Echeverria Madrid is charged with attempted first-degree murder, shooting from a vehicle, shooting to maim or kill, and attempted shooting to maim or kill.

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