Police release video of suspect wanted in Percy Williams’ murder

Police investigating the death of Percy Williams have released a video of a suspect wanted in connection with the homicide. According to police, Williams, 20, was found with gunshot wounds at around in the 1900 block of Capitol Ave, NE, on October 19. Police released the video below to ask the public’s help in identifying a […]

Police investigating shooting death of Kenneth Cosby

Kenneth Eugene Cosby, 36, was fatally shot in the early morning of October 30, according to police. Police in the area of 1400 block of V Street, SE, heard gunshots and found Cosby unconscious and unresponsive at around 1 a.m. Cosby was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

Police charge second man for July homicide

Police have charged a second man with murder for the July death of 31-year-old Melvin Williams. On Friday, 21-year-old Tyrale Diontaye Johnson was charged with second-degree murder while armed. Police in August also charged Derrick Carter for Williams’ homicide.  Williams was found dying from gunshot wounds on July 28 in the 2300 block of Ainger […]

Joseph Kenneth Belle fatally shot last Friday

Police say 36-year-old Joseph Kenneth Belle was fatally shot last Friday. Belle, of Southeast, was found unconscious and unresponsive by police responding to a report of a shooting at around 6:10 p.m. last Friday. Belle died from his injuries where he was found in the 1300 block of Morris Road, SE.    

Police investigating shooting death of Van Joyner

Police are investigating the death of 36-year-old Van Joyner, who was killed in a shooting on Halloween. According to police, Joyner was found with gunshot wounds at around 2:45 a.m. on Halloween in the 1000 block of Savannah Street, SE. Joyner was taken to the hospital and died from his injuries the following day, on […]

Lamar Young denied bail for alleged death of Bobby Ellis

Lamar Young, a man charged with fatally stabbing Bobby Ellis in an argument over subs during a basketball game was denied bail in his first appearance for the charge on Tuesday. Young was arrested on Monday and charged with second-degree murder while armed for Ellis’ death in August. According to the warrant for Young’s arrest, […]

Police investigating murder-suicide in Capitol Hill

Police investigating two bodies found in a Capitol Hill home have determined the cause of deaths to be a murder-suicide. According to police, 36-year-old Desiree Cooper was shot and killed by John Robinson, 37, before he killed himself in a home they shared. Multiple news reports say Robinson and Cooper were in a relationship. Police found […]

Tyree Banks found fatally shot Tuesday

A 19-year-old was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Tyree Banks, of Southeast, was found with gunshot wounds at around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday by police responding to the sounds of gunshots in the 5000 block of Benning Road. Banks was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.