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Lamont McDonald’s preliminary hearing pushed back

Lamont McDonald remains hospitalized after he was shot earlier this month in a fight with another man, whom he allegedly killed. McDonald allegedly shot Malachi Yisrael, 43, in 300 block of 50th street, Northeast on July 5. An alleged drug deal between the two resulted in a confrontation. Yisrael hit McDonald multiple times, which caused McDonald to […]

Wait continues for mental evaluation of Brandon Franklin

The government said they are still waiting on a report from a doctor evaluating Brandon Franklin. Franklin allegedly stabbed Marvin Stewart, 49, on Jan. 8, 2015 on the 700 block of 19th ST. NE. In April, the government requested that Franklin undergo a mental evaluation, giving a timeline of three months for that to be done. […]

Yashika Green dies from wounds months after shooting

After suffering from a gunshot wound for nearly five months, Yashika Green succumbed to her injuries Friday. The 42-year-old was found in the early morning of March 1, in a residence on the 200 Block of Wayne Place, SE. Green suffered from an apparent gunshot wound and was immediately transported to a nearby hospital, where she […]

Andrew Jahmal Johnson found dead

Police are investigating the death of Andrew Jahmal Johnson, who was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds Friday evening. The 42-year-old was discovered by police on the 5000 Block of H St., SE., around 10:00 p.m. Johnson was immediately transported to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Police have yet to release […]

Shameka Jones fatally shot

Police have charged a man for the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Shameka Delephine Jones. Jones was discovered by police around 8:16 a.m. July 22, in the 2200 block of Savannah Terrace, SE. She was found, inside of a residence, suffering from a gunshot wound. DC fire and EMS found no signs of life and pronounced her dead […]

Witness describes fight that led to Malachi Yisrael’s death

The person who fatally shot 43-year-old Malachi Yisrael only stopped after another person began shooting at him, police allege in a warrant for Yisrael’s alleged killer. Police say Lamont McDonald, 16, fatally shot Yisrael, and wounded a juvenile on July 5 in what appears to be a fight over drugs. According to the affidavit for […]

Two men shot in Georgetown

Police are investigating the shooting of two men, one of whom was pronounced dead by the time emergency workers arrived. Kennedy Javier Amaya-Olivares was found early Saturday morning in the 3500 block of Water St., NW. Both Amaya-Olivares and another unidentified victim victim suffered from apparent gunshot wounds. The other victim, who has remained unidentified, […]