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Arrest Made in the Homicide of Manuel DeJesus Sanchez

Thursday, June 3, 2010
A 16-year-old juvenile has been charged as an adult with murder.

The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that an arrest has been made in the homicide of Manuel DeJesus Sanchez, who was shot in the 4600 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Hillside Road, SE. The case was closed on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, when 16-year-old Javon Hale of Capital Heights, Maryland was charged as an adult with Felony Murder.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>


On Friday, May 28, 2010 at approximately 2:20 pm, Sixth District officers were called to the 4600 block of Hillside Road, SE, to investigate the report of a shooting. Once on the scene, the officers discovered an unconscious adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical assistance was summoned and the victim was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.