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Arrests Made in Homicides and Shooting Offenses

Monday, June 22, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce arrests have been made in reference to homicides and shooting offenses that occurred in the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Districts.

 

Homicide – Sixth District

  • On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at approximately 10:37 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the 3900 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast, for the report of the sounds of gunshots. Shortly after, members of the Prince Georges County Police Department were dispatched to the 3900 block of Suitland Road, Suitland, MD, for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult female, inside of a vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound. PG Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. Further investigation revealed the shooting occurred in the 3900 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast. The decedent has been identified as 21 year-old Brea Moon, of District Heights, MD. CCN 20-056-212

 

Assault with Intent to Murder while Armed – Sixth District

  • On Saturday, April 8, 2020, at approximately 12:11 am, members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sixth District responded to the 300 block of Anacostia Road, Southeast, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a juvenile male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. CCN 20-056-252

 

Assault with a Dangerous Weapon – Fifth District

  • On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at approximately 11:11 am, members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District responded to the 1800 block of 24th Street, Northeast, for the report of a shooting. Detectives’ investigation revealed the suspect discharged a firearm at the victim. CCN 20-064-589

 

Assault with Intent to Kill while Armed – Seventh District

  • On Saturday, May 9, 2020, at approximately 7:10 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Southeast, for the report of the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers canvased the area and located multiple casings and damage to property. The detectives’ investigation revealed the suspect discharged a firearm at the victim multiple times. CCN 20-069-826

 

Homicide – Seventh District

  • On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at approximately 1:39 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Southeast, for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located two adult males and an adult female suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and determined the two male victims displayed no signs consistent with life. The victims remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The female victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries. The decedents have been identified as 20 year-old Jaszel Henderson and 31 year-old Terrance Griffin, both of Southeast, DC. CCN 20-074-317

 

Assault with Intent to Kill while Armed – Sixth District

  • On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at approximately 5:09 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the 300 block of Anacostia Road, Southeast, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. CCN 20-074-968

 

Homicide – Sixth District

  • On Friday, May 22, 2020, at approximately 4:50 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the 3800 block of East Capitol Street, Northeast, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an unconscious adult male, suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and determined the victim displayed no signs consistent with life. The victim remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The decedent has been identified as 18 year-old Antwuan Roach, of Southwest, DC. CCN 20-075-923

 

Assault with Intent to Kill while Armed – Sixth District

  • On Sunday, May 24, 2020, at approximately 1:19 am, members of the Sixth District responded to the 4400 block of Falls Terrace, Southeast, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. CCN 20-076-620

 

Assault with Intent to Kill while Armed – Sixth District

  • On Sunday, May 24, 2020, at approximately 1:48 am, members of the Sixth District responded to the 5100 block of Fitch Street, Southeast, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two adult males, both suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victims to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. CCN 20-076-624

 

On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 16 year-old Michael Mason, of Southeast, DC, was arrested. He has been charged as an adult, in each case above, with four counts of First Degree Murder while Armed, four counts of Assault with Intent to Kill while Armed, Assault with Intent to Murder while Armed, and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

 

Additionally, on Sunday, June 21, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 19 year-old Daquan Jones, of Northeast, DC, was transported to the Homicide Branch where he was charged with one count of First Degree Murder While Armed (Premeditated) in reference to CCN: 20-056-212.

 

These cases remain under investigation.

 

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 responsible 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 sending a text message to 50411.