Third Man Charged After Fatal Reston Shooting, Robbery

Fairfax County Police A third man has been arrested following a robbery that ended with a man dead from a gunshot wound on May 17 in Reston.

Jalan Merrill, 21, of Herndon, was taken into custody by Fairfax County Police and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Wednesday in Leesburg after a warrant had been issued for his arrest. He was charged with robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Merrill will be transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, police said.

Last week, police charged Eddie Rodriquez, 22, of Woodbridge, and South Lakes High School student Dominique May, 18, of Reston, with robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Police said all three men were at an apartment in the 11600 block of Stoneview Square on the afternoon of Sunday, May 17. Police said there was a gathering of men in an apartment, there was a robbery attempt and an altercation that ended with 24-year-old Rashad Kejuan Daye, of the Herndon area, being shot and killed.

Daye, whom acquaintances said usually went by his middle name Kejuan, was one of the visitors to the Stoneview Square apartment, police said.

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