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Third Arrest Made in Homicide: 1900 Block of Fenwick Street, NE

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Third Arrest Made in Homicide: 1900 Block of Fenwick Street, NE

The Metropolitan Police Department announced today that a third arrest has been made in connection with the homicide of Rashard Raigns, which occurred in the 1900 block of Fenwick Street, Northeast.

On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at approximately 2:42 am, police officers from the Fifth Patrol District responded to a call for service to assist DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services in the 1900 block of Fenwick Street, Northeast.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male lying on the sidewalk, suffering from a gunshot wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel did not find any signs consistent with life.  The decedent was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, where an autopsy was performed. The cause of death was established to be a gunshot wound. The manner of death was ruled a homicide.  The investigation is continuing.

The decedent is identified as 33-year-old Rashard Raigns of no fixed address.

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, an adult male of Northeast, Washington, DC, was arrested by homicide detectives and charged with Felony Murder While Armed in the homicide of Rashard Reigns.

On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at approximately 8:50 am, a juvenile male of Northeast, Washington, DC, was arrested by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, pursuant to a District of Columbia Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with Felony Murder While Armed in the homicide of Rashard Reigns.

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at approximately 7:06 am, a juvenile male of Northeast, Washington, DC, was arrested by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, pursuant to a District of Columbia Superior Court custody order charging him with Felony Murder While Armed in the homicide of Rashard Reigns.