Suspect arrested in Yashika Green killing

Police arrested and charged Jordan Smith, 30, with second-degree murder while armed.

On March 1, police arrived on the 200 block of Wayne Pl., SE for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, police located Yashika Green inside of a residence, suffering from a gunshot wound. Green, 42, was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition. On July 21, Green succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.

Smith is being held without bond.

Comments

Comment guidelines:

D.C. Witness is a place where we want our community to come to remember loved ones and comment on homicide cases. These discussions often entail topics that we all personally care a lot about and will passionately discuss. But in order for discussions to thrive here, we need to set a few ground rules. Comments will be edited or deleted if they include vulgarity, name-calling, cursing or inflammatory language. Comments that include unverified information, slander, or hateful speech will be deleted. We reserve the right to edit comments to ensure they reflect the intent of the writer but make them publishable. If you believe your comment has been edited or deleted in error, please contact Jennifer Swift, swift@dcwitness.org