Herndon Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Reston Resident

A Herndon resident has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in the Town of Herndon that happened yesterday afternoon.

Jason Byrd, 20, was arrested yesterday. (Wednesday) after the Herndon Police Department “worked quickly” to identify Byrd as a suspect in the case,  according to a police department spokesperson.

He was charged with second-degree murder and the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony.  The arrest was made with the help of the Fairfax County Police Department.

The victim, Julian Rashad Martin, 30, of Reston, was found lying in the road on the 1000 block of Queens Court yesterday.

He later died from his injuries at Reston Hospital. Police responded to the area after receiving reports of shots fired in the area.

Photo via FCPD

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