Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred on Sunday, March 15, 2020, in the 3000 block of 14th Street, Northwest.
At approximately 3:11 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location after hearing the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 18 year-old Naseem Simpson, of Northwest, DC.
On Thursday, March 26, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested 19 year-old Khamari Perkins, of Southeast, DC, for First Degree Murder While Armed (Premeditated).