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Second Arrest Made in a Homicide: 4700 Block of Benning Road, Southeast

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred in the 4700 block of Benning Road, Southeast on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

At approximately 1:00 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male, inside of a residence, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. After all lifesaving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent was identified as 29 year-old Kenneth Poindexter, of Southeast, DC.

On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of NSID’s Gun Recovery Unit arrested 22 year-old Steven Marquette Robin, of Capitol Heights, MD. He has been charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.

Previously on February 28, 2018, a 26-year-old male, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder while Armed in connection with this case.