Third Teenager Charged in Germantown Shooting Homicide

A third teenager was arrested and charged with murder in a fatal shooting that occurred last month in Germantown, according to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD).

Malachi Hney, 16, of Kensington was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree murder after 20-year-old Taon Lamont Cline of Frederick was killed on April 22, per a release from police. 

On Tuesday, Malik Hney, 15, of Kensington and Justin Acosta, 14, of Germantown were arrested and charged with first-degree murder, police previously shared.

At about 10:50 p.m. April 22, officers responded to the 19500 block of Gunners Branch Road for a reported shooting, according to MCPD. They found Cline with multiple gunshot wounds and immediately began lifesaving efforts, but Cline was pronounced dead on the scene. 

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