Teen charged with alleged murder of Devonte Crawford

Police have made an arrest in the June 14 shooting death of 20-year-old Devonte Crawford.

The suspect is a 17-year-old juvenile male from Northwest D.C. He was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with second degree murder while armed. Because of the suspect’s age, police did not disclose his name.

At 6:30 a.m. on June 14, police responded to a call of a shooting in the 2900 block of 14 St., NW. When investigators arrived they found Crawford suffering from a gunshot wound and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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