Police arrest alleged shooter in homicide of 16-year-old girl

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) arrested Jan. 29 Dekale Bowman in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old girl in Northeast D.C. The arrest was in pursuance of a felony arrest warrant by D.C. Superior Court.

Bowman, 18, was charged with second-degree murder, according to the police. The suspect is a resident of Northeast D.C.

On the 1000 block of Mount Olivet Road, NE, on Jan. 25, the MPD found Taiyania Thompson, a resident of Northeast D.C. suffering from a gunshot wound inside of a residence. Thompson died on Jan. 28 at a local hospital.


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