Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made in a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday, September 23, 2018, in the 1400 Block of Howard Road, Southeast.
At approximately 1:10 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location due to the sounds of gunshots. Moments later, members were notified of a victim that was seeking treatment at a local hospital for multiple gunshot wounds. After all lifesaving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 28 year-old Ervin Eugene Watkins, of Southeast, DC.
On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 26 year-old Terrell Anthony Stephenson, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder While Armed (Premeditated).