Six Arrested in Gang-Related Shooting at Northwest Branch Stream Valley Park

Montgomery County Police say that six suspects have been arrested and charged with murder following a fatal shooting at Northwest Branch Stream Valley Park last November.

Third District officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the 9000 block of Piney Branch Road on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds in a wooded area behind an apartment complex; that victim was transported to an area hospital in serious but stable condition.

K-9 officers were canvassing the crime scene when they discovered a deceased male with apparent gunshot wounds close to the initial shooting victim. The body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore and identified as 20-year-old Edvin Moises Agustin Leon, who had no known address, according to an MCPD press release.

The following six suspects were identified and arrested between December 2022 and May 2023 in connection with the shooting and homicide, which was determined to be gang-related:

  • Sender Emanuel Godoy-Lemus, age 19, of Silver Spring, first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, and conspiracy to commit murder
  • Edgard Vladimir Castro-Contreras, age 19, unknown address, first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, and conspiracy to commit murder
  • Brayan Bonilla-Andrade, age 22, of College Park, first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery, and conspiracy to commit murder
  • Daniel Yaque Del Cid, age 29, of Greenbelt, first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery, and conspiracy to commit murder
  • Edwin Armando Sanchez-Montiel, age 31, of Silver Spring, accessory after the fact murder
  • Jonathan Edwardo Videz, age 28, of Montgomery Village, first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, first-degree assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and several other charges

All are currently being held without bond as they await trial, MCPD said.

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