Suspect charged with Omar Earl Rogers’ murder

Police announced the arrest of a suspect for the murder of Omar Earl Rogers, 25, who was found fatally shot.

Michael Leonard Jones, 21, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed.

Police arrived dat the scene at approximately 3:50 a.m. on Oct. 8 and found Rogers, of Southeast, in a vehicle in the 1300 block of Good Hope Rd., SE. He was transported to an area hospital and pronounced dead once lifesaving efforts failed.

A hearing has been set for Oct. 31 at 9:30 a.m.

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