Police searching for suspect in fatal shooting

Herman Lee Cook
Herman Lee Cook

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding Herman Lee Cook., Jr.

Cook is wanted for the alleged murder of 45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson, Jr., earlier this month.

Johnson was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the 5700 block of Georgia Ave., NW, last Monday. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he died.

Police describe Cook as a black male, 5’8″ tall, weighing 250 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair. Police say he is to be considered “armed and dangerous.”


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