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Arrest Made in Homicide in the 7400 block of Georgia Avenue, NW

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the homicide which occurred in the 7400 block of Georgia Avenue, NW.

On Sunday, September 30, 2012, at approximately 2:29 am, units from the Fourth District responded to the 7400 Block of Georgia Avenue NW for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived on the scene and determined that the victim had no signs consistent with life. The victim was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where he was pronounced dead.
The decedent is identified as 29 year-old Lamar Michael Fonville.
On Saturday, October 6, 2012, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 23-year-old Arik Adani Sims of Northwest, DC pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with Murder One while Armed in connection with the homicide of Lamar Michael Fonville.