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Police looking for two people of interest related to Algernon Jones murder

Police are looking for two people and vehicles of interest related to the murder of 32-year-old Algernon Harvey Jones. Jones was killed by multiple gunshot wounds in the 100 block of Q St., NW last month. After conducting a further investigation D.C. Police learned that seven additional people were also shot and sustained non-life threatening injuries. […]

Second suspect arrested for murder of Antwan Baker

Police on Monday arrested a second suspect, 24-year-old Rondell for the suspected shooting of Antwan Baker. McLeod was charged with first-degree murder while armed. Baker was found dead with gunshot wounds on the 5300 block of Clay Terrace, NE, on Nov. 12, 2015 along with another male who survived. Joseph Brown, 26, was arrested on Aug […]

Rasheed Murray and Ryan Thompson trial set for September 2018

The trial date for two men who were allegedly drag racing when they struck and killed another driver was scheduled for September of next year, more than three years after the incident. Ryan Thompson and Rasheed Murray have been charged with second-degree murder for the death of Matthew Jeffrey Roth in July 2015. With Roth’s […]

Algernon Harvey Jones fatally shot Saturday morning

Police say a 32-year-old man, Algernon Harvey Jones, was fatally shot early Saturday morning, along with 7 other people who sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Jones was found in the 100 block of Q St. around 1:00 a.m. When emergency workers arrived they determined Jones had already died from his injuries, and he was transported to […]

Wayne Joaquin fatally shot Sunday afternoon

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon. Wayne Joaquin was found in the 5200 block of Dix St., NE around 2:30 p.m. When emergency workers arrived, they transported Wayne to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries. Police have not yet released any suspect information.

Second suspect arrested in Christopher Heard’s murder case

Police on Tuesday arrested 37-year-old Malik Hewitt for the suspected shooting of 37-year-old Christopher Heard. Hewitt was charged with first-degree-murder while armed. Heard was shot on April 27, 2017 in the Woodland area of D.C. by 2307 Ainger Pl., SE. Hewitt is the second suspect arrested in this case. On May 12, 31-year-old Nyekemia Everett […]

DeAndre Riley fatally shot Tuesday evening

A 25-year-old man, DeAndre Riley, was fatally shot Tuesday evening. He was found on the 700 block of 18th St., NE at approximately 7:24 p.m. When emergency workers arrived, they transported DeAndre to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries. Police have not yet released any suspect information.

Anthony Wade sentenced to 20 years for killing Aubrey Dansbury

Anthony Wade was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Aubrey Dansbury, and his uncle was sentenced for helping. Wade pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for shooting Dansbury. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Dansbury and Wade were arguing inside an apartment when the fight turned physical, and Wade called his uncle. […]

Sean Smith pleads not guilty to murder of Matthew Walker

Sean Smith pleaded not guilty to the murder of Matthew Walker last August among other charges in D.C. Superior Court this week. Smith, indicted for murder while armed, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, unlawful possession of a firearm due to a prior conviction and carrying a pistol without a license. The […]