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Arrest Made in Homicide: 3200 Block of 6th Street, Southeast

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting which occurred in the 3200 block of 6th Street, Southeast.

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at approximately 9:56 pm, police officers from the Seventh District responded to the 500 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located an unconscious adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy.

A homicide investigation has revealed that the decedent was initially shot in the 3200 block of 6th Street, Southeast, where he consequently ran to the 500 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast, and eventually collapsed.

The decedent is identified as 24 year-old James Edward Booker of Southeast, Washington, DC.

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested a male juvenile of Southeast, Washington, D.C. He was charged with Murder II While Armed in the death of James Edward Booker.