17-year-old Arrested for the June 14th Shooting Homicide in Columbia Heights

by Prince Of Petworth June 30, 2016 at 11:20 am 4 Comments

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in a fatal shooting that occurred in the 2900 block of 14th Street, Northwest on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

At approximately 6:30 am, members of the Third District responded to reports of a shooting inside the listed location. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male victim, suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene and determined that there were no signs consistent with life.

The decedent was identified as 20-year-old Devonte Crawford of Northwest, DC.

On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a 17-year-old juvenile male of Northeast, DC, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with Murder Two while Armed.”

  • Anon

    Glaring omission: was he charged as an adult or juvenile?

    • well

      he may not have been arraigned yet, and the charges can change before the trial starts, anyway.

  • smc_dc

    I presume he’ll be brought up as a juvenile like the kid with the AK-47?

  • Ghost

    what about the shooting that occurred june 14th in the park right there? Anyone ever get in trouble for that?


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