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Arrest/One Person of Interest Still Sought in Homicide: 1000 Block of 17th Street, NW

Friday, September 20, 2013

The Metropolitan Police Department has announced an arrest in the homicide which occurred in the 1000 block of 17th Street, NW, but is still seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the second person of interest in connection with this homicide.

The decedent in this case is identified as 24-year-old Paul Aime Tanoh Danzo of Laurel, MD.

On Thursday, September 19, 2013, members of the Capitol Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 33 year-old Michael A. Smith of Suitland, Maryland, charging him with Murder One, Conspiracy, and additional related charges in connection with the shooting death of Paul Aime Tanoh Danzo. 

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.