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Arrest Made in Homicide: 1400 Block of Canal Street, SW

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting which occurred in the 1400 block of Canal Street, SW.

On Sunday, February 24, 2013, at approximately 6:26 pm, units from the First District responded to the 1400 block of Canal Street, SW for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 22-year-old Tyrone Joyner of Southwest, Washington, DC.

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at approximately 11:32 am, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 18-year-old Donte Graves of Temple Hills, MD, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, charging him with Murder Two while Armed in the fatal shooting of Tyrone Joyner.