Man charged with murder of Gabriel Turner last month


Police have announced the arrest of Kelby Ronald Gordon of Southeast, D.C. for the murder of 46-year-old Gabriel Carlos Turner last month.

Gordon, 29, who also goes by “Mill” and “Milly,” was arrested Sunday, April 17 at 9:45 p.m. and has been charged with second-degree murder while armed.

MPD Police Chief Cathy Lanier said at a press conference Monday afternoon that this was yet another “senseless, tragic murder that should have never happened.”

Turner, who worked as a janitor FBI, was an unintended target. Lanier said although there are multiple versions of the story, it appeared two other people were arguing and Turner was shot as an innocent bystander.

“The community is tired of these random acts of violence,” she said. “There is a real change in the community and gun firing is happening at all times during the day. People are working with police. If you commit a crime in the city you will be arrested.”

Gordon is expected to be arraigned in court later today.

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