Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced the arrests of two suspects involved in separate homicide incidents that occurred on Sunday, November 27, 2016.
“When tragedy strikes there is no more necessary and effective way to bring justice than to find, arrest, convict, and imprison those who do not value human life,” said Mayor Muriel Bowser. “I want to thank the public who came forward with information and the members of the Metropolitan Police Department who worked on these cases. We, as a city, will not let criminals get away with senselessly taking innocent lives, nor will we ever accept this type of violence as normal.”
600 block of L Street, Southeast on Sunday, November 27, 2016:
At approximately 12:44 pm, members of the First District heard the Sounds of Gunshots in the area of the listed location. Upon arrival, members located an adult male and an adult female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The female victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The male victim was transported to a local hospital where all lifesaving efforts failed and he was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 27-year-old Anthony Young, of Southeast, DC.
On Monday, November 28, 2016, 31-year-old Babajide Pittman was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).
1300 block of Howard Road, Southeast on Sunday, November 27, 2016:
At approximately 4:12 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to a call for a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult male, unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where all lifesaving efforts failed and he was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 37-year-old Orlando Donald Silver, III, of Washington, DC.
On Sunday, November 27, 2016, 24-year-old Marquette Tibbs, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed. A handgun was also recovered.
“We continue to seek the public’s assistance with identifying and apprehending the suspect in the fatal shooting of 16 year old of Breyona McMillian that occurred on Friday, November 25, 2016 in the 1200 block of I Street, SE”, said Interim Chief Newsham. “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 text messaging 50411.”