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Jury finds Davon Peyton guilty of involuntary manslaughter

A two-week long homicide trial came to a close Feb. 16 when a jury found Davon Peyton guilty of involuntary manslaughter and related weapons charges for the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Ray Andre Harrison. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, Peyton, 27, shot Harrison on the 1300 block of Adams Street, NE on Nov. 13, […]

Police arrest suspect in Dante Coleman homicide

The Metropolitan Police Department arrested Feb. 6 the alleged killer of Dante Coleman. According to MPD, Ricardo Daquan Boston was taken into custody after being extradited back to D.C. in pursuance of an arrest warrant. Information on how he was apprehended is not available. Boston, 23, is charged with second-degree murder while armed. Officers found […]

Man fatally stabbed in northwest D.C.

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred inside a residence on the 2300 block of 11th Street, NW, on Feb. 5. According to the MPD, officers found Michael Mahoney unconscious and suffering from multiple stab wounds. D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services reported that Mahoney, 71, did not show any signs of […]

Police investigating fatal stabbing in downtown D.C.

A man was fatally stabbed in downtown D.C. over the weekend. On Feb. 3, Gregory Monroe, 56, was found with apparent stab wounds in a residence on the 400 block of H Street, NW. The homicide is under investigation, but the Metropolitan Police Department has not released any information on a suspect or suspects at […]

Police Investigating homicide of 1-year-old

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a 2017 homicide involving a one-year-old child. The D.C. Office of the Medical Examiner ruled the child’s death a homicide on Jan. 29. According to police, Rhythm Fields, was found unconscious and unresponsive on the 5400 block of C Street, SE, on March 21, 2017. The medical examiner ruled […]

16-year-old girl killed in Northeast D.C.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on the 1000 block of Mount Olivet Road, NE, on Jan. 25. At around 3:10 p.m., police responded to a shooting, where they found 16-year-old Taiyania Thompson, a resident of Northeast D.C. suffering from a gunshot wound inside of a residence. […]

Man fatally shot in Southeast D.C.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on the 800 block of Chesapeake Street, SE on Jan. 28. At approximately 10:08 p.m., police responded to the location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered 26-year-old Todd Green, a resident of Southeast D.C., suffering from gunshot wounds. […]

Fatally shot woman marks eighth homicide in D.C. in 2018

On Jan. 26 a woman was shot to death in Southeast D.C. The homicide registers as the eighth homicide in the city in 2018. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, at approximately 8:28 p.m. officers found Bernadette King, a resident of Southeast D.C., suffering from apparent gunshot wounds on the 2400 block of Elvans Road, […]

17-year-old fatally shot

A 17-year-old male who was fatally shot in Southeast D.C. died on Jan. 5. James Colter was shot more than a year ago on Dec. 9, 2016. Officers arrived on the 5000 block of Jay St. NE at 9:07 a.m. and found Colter unconscious. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The […]

Arrest made in murder of 66-year-old man

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced on Dec. 15, 2017, that an arrest has been made in reference to the homicide of 66-year-old Awlachew Ayele, a resident of Northeast D.C. 40-year-old Garrett Taylor, a resident of Northeast, D.C. has been charged with first-degree murder. The incident occurred on the 1100 block of […]