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Homicide Arrest: 1000 Block of 44th Street, Northeast

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest in the fatal shooting which occurred in the 1000 block of 44th Street, Northeast.

On Thursday, March 14, 2013, at approximately 11:40 pm, units from the Sixth District responded to the 1000 block of 44th Street, Northeast for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male lying on the ground suffering from apparent gunshot wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 31-year-old Akinwole Olu Williams, of Northeast, Washington, DC.

On June 3, 2013, at approximately 5:30 pm, members of the Capitol Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, pursuant to a DC Superior court warrant, arrested 18 year-old Deandre Shaheed of Northeast, Washington, DC, charging him with First Degree Murder While Armed in connection with the shooting death of Akinwole Olu Williams.