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Third Arrest Made in a Homicide: 1100 Block of 45th Street, Northeast

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce an additional arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, in the 1100 block of 45th Street, Northeast.

 

At approximately 9:08 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. 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 an area hospital where after all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

 

The decedent has been identified as 30 year-old Michael Bright, of Northeast, DC.

 

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Major Violator Section’s Fugitive Unit took custody of a 28 year-old adult male, of Northeast, DC. He was charged with First Degree Murder While Armed – Felony Murder.

 

On Friday, October 30, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 23 year-old adult male, of Bladensburg, MD, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder While Armed – Felony Murder.

 

On Monday, January 11, 2021, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested 21 year-old Exavior Pinnix, of Accokeek, MD. He was charged with First Degree Murder While Armed – Felony Murder.

 

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