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Additional Arrest Made in a Homicide: 300 Block of 53rd Street, Northeast

Friday, December 7, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an additional arrest has been made in a fatal shooting that occurred Monday, July 16, 2018, in the 300 block of 53rd Street, Northeast.

 

At approximately 8:00 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located a juvenile female, an adult female, and an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victims to area hospitals. After all life-saving efforts failed, the juvenile female victim was pronounced dead. Two other adult male victims sought treatment at an area hospital for gunshot wounds.

 

The decedent has been identified as 10 year-old Makiyah Wilson, of Northeast, DC.

 

On Saturday, August 25, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a 20 year-old adult male of Southeast, DC. He was charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.

 

On Monday, August 27, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a 21 year-old adult male of Southeast, DC. He was charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.

 

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a 23 year-old adult male of Fort Washington, MD. He has been charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.

 

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Major Violators Section, Fugitive Unit transported a 24 year-old adult male of Southeast, DC from DC Jail to the Homicide Branch where he was charged with First Degree Murder while Armed (Premeditated).

 

On Friday, November 16, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, School Resource Officers and members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a 16 year-old adult male of Northwest, DC. He was charged as an adult with First Degree Murder while Armed (Premeditated).

 

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a 25 year-old adult female, of Southeast, DC. She was charged with Obstructing Justice.

 

On Friday, December 7, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 19 year-old Darrise Jeffers, of Northwest, DC. He was charged with First Degree Murder While Armed.

 

This case remains under investigation.

 

Video of the incident was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen here.

 

At the request of MPD, the FBI Washington Field Office has offered an additional $20,000 to the reward of $25,000 for information which leads to an arrest and conviction of the suspects in this case. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411. Additionally, the public can contact the FBI Washington Field Office at (202) 278-2000 or submit a tip at https://tips.fbi.gov if you have any information about this case.