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Arrest Made in the Homicide in the 1200 Block of 4th Street, SW

Friday, March 29, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting which occurred in the 1200 block of 4th Street, SW.

On Thursday, March 28, 2012, at approximately 12:06 am, units from the First District responded to 1200 block of 4th Street, SW for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel determined that the victim had no signs consistent with life.  The decedent’s remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

The decedent’s identity is being withheld at this time pending next of kin notification.

On Thursday, March 28, 2013, members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch arrested 27 year-old Diana Lalchan of Southwest, Washington, DC, charging her with First Degree Murder while Armed.