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Arrest Made in a Homicide: 2000 Block of 16th Street, Southeast

Friday, June 8, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting that occurred in the 2000 block of 16th Street, Southeast, on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

At approximately 11:08 am, the victims were standing at the listed location. Unknown suspects fired shots at the victims, from a vehicle, then fled the scene. One adult female and three adult males were struck by the gunfire. All of the victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment. The three adult male victims sustained non-life threatening injuries. The adult female victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 23 year-old Jasmine Lashai Light, Southwest, DC.

On June 7, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 20 year-old Torey Stockton, of District Heights, MD, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.