Third arrest made in Shaw murder

Police have made a third arrest in the wake of Matthew Shlonsky’s murder in August. 

Police today announced the arrest of Christopher Proctor, 26, charged with second-degree murder.

“Our detectives continue to work diligently in our investigative efforts, and it was through a variety of different detective work that our members were able to identify, locate, and make the third arrest,” Police Chief Cathy Lanier said in a statement. “We hope it brings closure and a peace of mind to all who were invested in this case as we continue a successful investigation.”

Shlonsky was found suffering from a gunshot wound at approximately 4:50 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2015 in the Shaw neighborhood. He was transported to a local hospital where he then died.

Police have already charged Marcus King and Andre Dudley with murder for Shlonsky’s death.

According to court documents, Proctor was presented in D.C. Superior Court Wednesday and is being held without bail.



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