- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 15, 2015

WHEATON, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County police say two men have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a man in the Wheaton Metro station parking garage.

The shooting occurred about 7 p.m. Tuesday on the third level of the garage. Officers say 20-year-old Eric Melgar of Silver Spring died at a hospital after being shot.

Nineteen-year-old Douglas S. Chase of Washington and 18-year-old Brent D. Sanderson of Rockville were arrested and charged in the slaying. They are being held without bond.

Police say Melgar was in a confrontation with the other two men.

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