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Arrest Made in a Homicide: 4900 Block of East Capitol Street, Southeast

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made in reference to a homicide that occurred on Friday, October 22, 2021, in the 4900 block of East Capitol Street, Southeast.


At approximately 9:37 am, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, members located an adult male victim suffering from apparent stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries. Despite all life-saving efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.


The decedent has been identified as 21 year-old Michael Phillip Johnson, of Southeast, DC.


On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested, 51 year-old Warren Tyson, of Southeast, DC. He was charged with Second Degree Murder While Armed (Knife).