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Arrest Made in Homicide in the 4700 Block of Alabama Ave, SE

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Arrest Made in Homicide in the 4700 Block of Alabama Ave, SE

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced a second arrest has been made in the homicide which occurred in the 4700 block of Alabama Ave, SE.

On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at approximately 3:45 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the 4700 block of Alabama Avenue, SE for the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of a motor vehicle. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived on the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital where he subsequently succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 23-year-old Christopher Lewis Jones of Southeast, Washington, DC.On Tuesday, August 3, 2010, members of the Homicide Branch arrested an adult male and charged him with First Degree Murder while Armed.

On Monday, September 24, 2012, members of the Major Violators Section, Fugitive Unit, arrested and charged 21-year-old Rakeem Willis of Southeast, Washington, DC with First Degree Murder in connection with the homicide of Christopher Lewis Jones.