Police arrest suspect for Leo Hackett’s murder on Saturday


Police have charged a 67-year-old man with the fatal shooting of 30-year-old Leo Hackett on Saturday.

According to WJLA, police are investigating the homicide as a domestic incident.

Police responded to the 800 block of 21st, NE, Saturday morning at around 10:45 a.m. and found Hackett with gunshot wounds. Hackett was taken to a hospital where he died.

While at the scene, police charged Wilbert Whitaker with second-degree murder while armed.

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