Chad Hawthorne charged with murder of Antonio Bassett

Chad Everett Hawthorne was arrested by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and charged with murder.

The 36-year-old is being charged with the murder of Antonio Bassett, who was fatally shot May 22.

Bassett was found inside a residence on the 3900 block of Pennsylvania Ave., SE. Emergency workers determined that he had died from his injuries by the time of their arrival to the residence.

Hawthorne is being charged with second-degree murder while armed.

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