Terry Crutchfield killed during drug robbery

Terry Crutchfield, known as “Tubbs” by friends, was fatally shot in the back during a drug robbery, according to documents filed in D.C. Superior Court.

Details of Crutchfield’s murder were made available in an arrest warrant requesting Clinton Wolmack be charged with murder. Wolmack was arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed.

According to an arrest warrant, Crutchfield and a group of other people were inside an apartment at 1501 Olive Street NE on Dec. 6 when Wolmack and another man entered the apartment with handguns, demanding drugs. While some of the people inside the apartment escaped by jumping out of the apartment window and hiding, according to the warrant and video surveillance, Crutchfield was shot and left to die in the kitchen.

Wolmack was identified as the shooter by witnesses inside and outside the apartment, and police corroborated his location with video surveillance, accoridg to the warrant. In describing Wolmack, witnesses said the two shooters knew each other after serving in jail together. According to court records, Wolmack was serving prison time for firearm charges. He was released in 2015, according to the warrant.

Wolmack is being held without bail and is due to appear in court Jan. 9.

 

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