Suspect in Antonio Lee Bryant murder awaits January trial

Sean Hurd, 19, had a status hearing Tuesday regarding his upcoming murder trial. The defense attorney discussed a potential Brady violation by the government for withholding evidence such as the identities of the crime scene officers who discovered bullet shell casings at the scene, and the identity of the 911 caller. The government responded by […]

Suspects in Yoselis Barrios murder held without bond

Suspects in the alleged murder of Yoselis Barrios appeared in court today for a preliminary hearing. Kevin Sorto, 20, and Victor Hernandez, 20, have both been charged with first-degree murder while armed. On Nov. 7, police arrived at the 1300 block of Rittenhouse St., NW for the sound of gunshots. Police arrived and found an […]

Trial continues in alleged murder of Dana Hamilton

The trial against Quincy Green, 34, also known as Wayne Wright, resumed for the alleged murder of Dana Hamilton. Green is charged with second-degree murder while armed for the shooting of Hamilton, 44. The defense introduced a motion to suppress evidence that the MPD obtained, contesting the legality of the seizure of the evidence and the […]

Suspect in Isiah Agyekum killing scheduled for competency hearing

Judge Puig-Lugo questioned Marquete Murray’s competence, and scheduled a mental observation hearing for January. Murray, 23, is charged with first-degree murder while armed in the killing of Isiah Agyekum. On July 23, 2015, police found Agyekum, 25, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds on the 100 block of Darrington St., SW. Agyekum was transported to the […]

Video released of person of interest in double homicide

A video was released of a person of interest wanted in connection with a double homicide in July. Police are continuing to investigate the murders of two men on the 4800 block of Kansas Ave., NW. On July 30, police responded for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located Juan Carlos Osorio-Herrera and […]

Suspect arrested in Ernest Edwin Baylor, Jr. killing

Talib Clay has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed for the alleged murder of Ernest Edwin Baylor, Jr. On Oct. 27 police found Baylor, 22, suffering from gunshot wounds on the 2200 block of Hunter Pl., SE. Baylor was transported to a nearby hospital, where all life-saving efforts failed. Clay, 28, was […]

Second suspect in Carl Hardy killing held without bail

Quincy Garvin, the second suspect charged with the alleged murder of Carl Hardy, will continue to be held without bail as the case against him continues. Garvin has been charged with first-degree murder while armed. At a hearing Tuesday, prosecutors called Detective Jeffrey Weber to testify about witnesses mentioned in the warrant for Garvin’s arrest. […]

Suspect in Jonathan Vilchez killing presented in court

Mario Alfaro, charged with the murder of Jonathan Vilchez, was ordered held without bail. On Nov. 8, police responded to the 5400 block of Georgia Ave., NW for the report of gunshots. Upon arrival, police located Vilchez, 22, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of an establishment. Police later located Alfaro, 23, on the 800 […]

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. […]

Teen found fatally shot on Rittenhouse Street, NW

Police are investigating the death of Yoselis Regino Barrios. Barrios, 16, was found by police on Nov. 7 at 8:15 p.m. suffering from multiple gunshot wounds near the 1300 block of Rittenhouse St., NW. Police located Barrios, along with an adult male suffering from non-fatal gunshot wounds. Barrios was found dead after all life-saving efforts […]