Murder suspect claims self defense

Details of the crime scene where 29-year-old Dominic Brooks was killed were relayed to a judge in court Friday. William Edward Smith appeared in court for a preliminary hearing, for charges he allegedly fatally stabbed Brooks, on June 9, in the 800 block of Chesapeake Street, SE. He was charged with second-degree murder while armed on […]

Daryl Thompson ordered held on murder charges

Daryl Thompson pleaded not guilty to the murder charges against him. Thompson allegedly fatally shot 29-year-old Edward Roberts Jr., on July 30, 2016. Roberts was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 3500 block of 14th Street, NW. Nearly a month later, on Aug. 29, 2016, 23-year-old Tyler McEachern, was found suffering from multiple […]

Jarvis Belle fatally shot

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Jarvis Belle. Belle, along with three others, were discovered by police around 7:40 p.m., on Aug 3, in the 3400 block of 18th Street, NE. Belle was found suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds and was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The other […]

Probable cause found at preliminary hearing of Saeed Woodall

Details of the murder of Deonta Farrar were discussed in cour this week. Saeed Woodall allegedly fatally shot 32-year-old Deonta Farrar on Aug. 9, 2016, in the 4500 block of Quarles Street, NE. Farrar was found by police suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. In court on Thursday, the prosecutor called the lead MPD homicide detective in Farrar’s case to […]

Judge rules probable cause to hold 16-year-old for murder

Lamont McDonald, 16, was brought into court in a wheelchair, for his first hearing regarding the murder of Malachi Yisrael. McDonald allegedly shot Yisrael, 43, in the 300 block of 50th street, Northeast on July 5 when a drug deal went wrong. The government called a homicide detective who discussed evidence collected and an eyewitness’s testimony. […]

Two adult males fatally shot

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Juan Carlos Osorio-Herrera and 23-year-old David Santiago Amaya-Medrano. Osorio-Herrera and Amaya-Medrano were discovered by police around 1:59 a.m., on Sunday July 30, in the 4800 block of Kansas Ave, NW. They were found suffering from gunshot wounds. DC fire and EMS transported Amaya-Medrano to the hospital were he later succumb […]

Demond Marcel Rush fatally stabbed

Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of 32-year-old Demond Marcel Rush. Rush was discovered by police around 1:15 a.m., on July 29, in the 3600 block of 22nd Street, SE. He was found suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC fire and EMS responded to the victim and then transported him to the hospital for treatment […]

Saeve Evans still awaiting indictment

Saeve Evans appeared in court for a felony status conference. Evans allegedly fatally shot Breyona McMillian, 16, in the 1200 Block I Street, SE on Nov. 25, 2016. Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo asked the prosecutor if she was ready to indict Evans, but she said that they won’t be ready to indict until next month. Prosecutors have nine months […]