Jul 29, 2014
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Stray Bullet Travels Through Wall, Neighbor's Bed

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office charges man with unlawful discharge in an Ashburn incident.

Stray Bullet Travels Through Wall, Neighbor's Bed
An Ashburn resident is accused of firing two rounds from his gun early Wednesday morning, with one ending up in a neighbor's bedroom, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Juan M. Ramos-Marroquin, 33, of Chantilly, is charged with unlawful discharge in an occupied residence. 

Deputies responded to the 44200 block of Litchfield Terrace on Wednesday afternoon regarding the earlier incident.

A neighbor of Ramos-Maroquin contacted police when he found that a bullet had travelled through a bedroom wall and through his bed. The victim reported hearing a commotion in the overnight hours Wednesday morning.

Deputies discovered Ramos-Maroquin had allegedly discharged two rounds from a firearm around 2 a.m. that same day. One of the rounds was fired into a shared wall and the second was fired outside the back of the home, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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