Homicide Suspect Scheduled for September Trial

A man who was arrested for allegedly killing Terry Crutchfield is scheduled to go to trial later this year. Clinton Womack was arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed after Crutchfield was found on the 1500 block of Olive St., NE. Officers arrived around 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 6, 2016, and found Crutchfield with […]

New Years Eve traffic incident leads to death of 60-year-old

Roderick Scott was struck by a vehicle on Dec. 31. At around 5:30 p.m., the driver of a Honda Civic hit Scott on the 1300 block of Rhode Island Ave., NE. The driver remained on the scene until Scott was taken to a local hospital for life-threatening injuries. Scott, a resident of Northeast D.C., was […]

Derrick Hart arrested for allegedly shooting Maleak Coffin

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that led to Maleak Coffin’s death. Derrick Hart, 22, was arrested on Jan. 2 for allegedly shooting Coffin and was charged with first-degree murder while armed. Officers arrived on the 2900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE on Dec. 23, 2017 after reports […]

Boy fatally shot on Sunday

A juvenile male was fatally shot on Jan. 12. On Jan. 14, officers responded to reports of a shooting on the 1700 block of Minnesota Ave., SE. Steven Slaughter, 14, was found with apparent gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead. Police have not released any suspect information.

Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting

A man was arrested for allegedly shooting Ronzay Green, a resident of Northeast D.C. Dennis Whitaker, 23, was arrested on Dec. 31 and charged with first-degree murder while armed. Officers arrived on the 900 block of Eastern Ave., NE after reports of a shooting and found Green with apparent gunshot wounds. He was taken to […]

Juvenile killed after fatal shooting

A 17-year-old male was fatally shot on Jan. 12. Just after 2 p.m., Davon Fisher and two other adult males were found by officers in a residence on the 400 block of Riggs Road, NE with apparent gunshot wounds. Fisher, a resident of Northeast D.C., was taken to a local hospital for treatment and later […]

Man fatally shot in Southeast D.C.

A man was fatally shot on Jan. 20 in Southeast D.C. Kenneth Poindexter was found inside a residence with apparent gunshot wounds around 1 p.m. Poindexter, 29, was found on the 4700 block of Benning Road, SE. He was taken to an area hospital where medical personnel declared he was dead. This is the second […]

IPA scheduled for defendant in 2017 case

A man charged with allegedly killing Waliyatou Amadou is scheduled for an innocence protections act (IPA) inquiry. IPA seeks to minimize the occurrence of innocent people being put to death. Deangelo Thorne was arrested in January 2017 and charged with second-degree murder while armed. Judge Judith Bartnoff explained the government had tested evidence for DNA […]