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Malachi Yisrael

16-year-old pleads guilty to the murder of Malachi Yisrael

In a hearing on Friday, Lamont Mcdonald pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the fatal shooting of Malachi Yisrael. On July 5, Malachi Yisrael and one other man were found by police with apparent gunshot wounds in the 300 block of 50th St., NE. Both were transported to a nearby hospital, where Yisrael succumbed to his injuries shortly […]

Month in Review: July

There were twelve homicides in the month of July, and three cases were put to rest with a guilty verdict or plea. Though there were the same number of homicides in July of 2017 as last July, there have been less homicides as compared to this time last year. There have been seventy-one homicides compared […]

Judge rules probable cause to hold 16-year-old for murder

Lamont McDonald, 16, was brought into court in a wheelchair, for his first hearing regarding the murder of Malachi Yisrael. McDonald allegedly shot Yisrael, 43, in the 300 block of 50th street, Northeast on July 5 when a drug deal went wrong. The government called a homicide detective who discussed evidence collected and an eyewitness’s testimony. […]

Lamont McDonald’s preliminary hearing pushed back

Lamont McDonald remains hospitalized after he was shot earlier this month in a fight with another man, whom he allegedly killed. McDonald allegedly shot Malachi Yisrael, 43, in 300 block of 50th street, Northeast on July 5. An alleged drug deal between the two resulted in a confrontation. Yisrael hit McDonald multiple times, which caused McDonald to […]

Witness describes fight that led to Malachi Yisrael’s death

The person who fatally shot 43-year-old Malachi Yisrael only stopped after another person began shooting at him, police allege in a warrant for Yisrael’s alleged killer. Police say Lamont McDonald, 16, fatally shot Yisrael, and wounded a juvenile on July 5 in what appears to be a fight over drugs. According to the affidavit for […]

Teen ordered held without bail on murder charge

The teenager charged with the alleged murder of Malachi Yisrael was ordered held without bail. Lamont McDonald, 16, was charged with Yisrael’s murder last week. Yisrael and a juvenile male were found suffering from gunshot wounds in the 300 block of 50th St., NE. Yisrael died from his injuries. McDonald is being held as his […]

16-year-old charged with murder of Malachi Yisrael

Police have arrested and charged a 16-year-old with murder. Police announced on Thursday the arrest of Lamont McDonald. McDonald is being charged with second-degree murder while armed and is being tried as an adult. On the evening of July 5, two men, one of whom was identified as Malachi Yisrael, were found suffering from gunshot wounds […]

Police investigating shooting of Malachi Yisrael

Police are investigating the death of 43-year-old Malachi Yisrael on July 5. Yisrael was discovered by police, suffering from gunshot wounds, on the 300 block of 50th Street, NE around 9:53 p.m. He was then transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police have not released any information about a suspect.