A man who shot and killed another after a fight outside a Chinese restaurant was sentenced to 21 years in jail. Clifton Johnson, 27, was found guilty of second-degree murder for shooting Dwayne Grandson. Johnson was sentenced to 16 years for shooting Johnson, and five years for gun charges. During the trial, Johnson’s attorney argued […]
Jennifer Swift is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of D.C. Witness. Prior to moving to D.C., Jennifer worked for Connecticut Magazine as their state politics reporter, and covered multiple topics at the New Haven Register including city hall, education and police.
The man charged with the murder of Victor Williams was ordered held without bail. Wandell Roy, 41, charged with first-degree murder while armed will be held while the case against him continues. Roy is next due to appear in court on Sept. 29.
Police have charged a man with the murder of Victor Williams last month. Wandell Roy, 41, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed. Williams was fatally shot on the Anacostia River Trail on July 26. He was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds and was taken to the medical examiner’s office.
Jarvis Belle was killed Aug. 3, 2017.
Anthony Graham was killed Aug. 19, 2017.
Anne Cook was killed on Aug. 12, 2017.
Two men were stabbed, one fatally, on Saturday night. Police responded to the 800 block of Xenia St., SE at around 7:45 and found two men suffering from apparent stab wounds. Both men were taken to the hospital, where one victim, identified as Anthony Graham, died from his injuries. The other man was admitted in […]
Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old man. Balmore Mauricio Fuentes, of Maryland, was found suffering in an alley Wednesday afternoon from an apparent gunshot wound. Fuentes was taken to a hospital for treatment where he died from his injuries. Police have not yet released any suspect information.
The man initially charged with assault with intent to kill after a 17-year-old was wounded by a stray bullet is now being charged with murder after the teen succumbed to her injuries. Phillip Carlos McDaniel was arrested and charged for fatally shooting Jamahri Sydnor, but police believe other people may have been involved. McDaniel was already […]