LAYTON — An Ogden teen is among the three people now charged with murder after a shooting in Layton killed a 26-year-old man.
Brandon Martin Hinojosa, 16, was charged in Farmington's 2nd District Court with first-degree felony murder on Wednesday, Oct. 3. He's also been charged with aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony; aggravated kidnapping, a first-degree felony; and obstructing justice, a second-degree felony.
With Hinojosa's indictment, a total of three people have been charged with murder in connection with the shooting.
Shortly after the shooting, Kevin Wesner Content, 24, was being held on charges of possessing a controlled substance and obstruction of justice. On Wednesday, Content was formally charged with the same four counts that Hinojosa is facing, which includes a first-degree felony murder charge.
Hinojosa and Content's indictments come after another man, 22-year-old Angel Christopher Abreu, was charged with first-degree felony aggravated murder on Sept. 28, according to charging documents.
Police say two masked men wielding guns entered a Layton mobile home around 5 a.m. Sept. 27. One had a rifle and the other a handgun, documents state.
The two ordered the occupants of the home to get on the ground. The person with the rifle fired a shot into the floor, indicating the next bullet would be for anyone who didn’t comply with their demands, according to the charging documents.
The gunshot caused 26-year-old Layton man Anthony Child to emerge from a back bedroom and walk into the area where the gunmen were. The two masked men told Child to get on the floor, but he instead tried to run back into the bedroom, documents state.
A total of 13 rounds were fired from the rifle, police say. Child was struck in his back by two bullets, fatally wounding him. Child had acquaintances drive him to a hospital in Preston, Idaho, where he died.
One witness told police he recognized the man with the rifle as a person named “Angel.” Police believe that person is Abreu.
During an interview, Abreu reportedly told police that the other masked gunman was Hinojosa, according to the teen's charging documents.
Before police arrived, the crime scene was “cleaned up considerably,” which was allegedly coordinated by Content, according to a probable cause affidavit. All 13 bullet casings were removed from the home, and blood stains were cleaned up with hydrogen peroxide in an attempt to destroy evidence, police say.
Abreu also allegedly told police that Content helped coordinate the robbery in order to pay a debt he owed to him, charging documents state. Abreu allegedly gave police two hand-drawn maps of the home that were reportedly made by Content to assist in the robbery.
After his arrest on Sept. 28, Hinojosa was being held at the Farmington Bay Youth Center. In an order signed Wednesday, Davis County Prosecutors requested that Hinojosa be held at the Davis County Jail until the case is adjudicated. A judge has yet to make a ruling on the motion.
As of Tuesday, Hinojosa was not being held at the jail, but it was not immediately clear if he was being held at the youth center.
Hinojosa has yet to have an initial appearance date set in Farmington's 2nd District Court.
Abreu and Content are being held without bail at the Davis County Jail.
Abreu and Content's initial appearance in court took place on Oct. 5. Abreu's next scheduled appearance is set for Nov. 9, and Content's is scheduled for Oct. 23.