Ashburn Shooting Suspect Nabbed in Georgia

An Ashburn man wanted in connection with the July 29 shooting at an Ashburn apartment complex was apprehended this week in Georgia.

According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Edgar M. Vargas, 29, of Ashburn, was wanted on charges of aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony after a shooting at Green Stable Square.

In the incident, Vargas was in a verbal altercation with a man in an apartment. During the argument, Vargas allegedly shot the victim in the abdominal area and fled the scene.

The victim was taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Vargas was apprehended by the Hinesville Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service on Tuesday. He remains held pending extradition to Virginia.

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