An arrest has been made in the Sunday, September 28, murder that occured behind 1433 T Street NW. No word on who shot the second victim, who survived. (Read first Borderstan posting on the incident.) Here are the details that I received this morning in an MPD news release, courtesy of Assistant Chief of Police Diane Groomes:
October 6, 2008
Contact: Officer Israel James / 202-727-4383
ARREST MADE IN THE HOMICIDE OF JOSHUA NUÑEZ
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that an arrest has been made in the homicide of Joshua Nuñez. At approximately 2:25 p.m., on Monday, October 6, 2008, members from the department’s Homicide and Sexual Offenses Branch arrested 22-year-old Colin Jamal Fraser, of the 400 block of Thayer Avenue, in Silver Spring, Maryland and charged him with Felony Murder While Armed in the shooting of Mr. Nuñez.
At approximately 4:30 p.m., on Sunday, September 28, 2008, officers from the Second District responded to the 1400 block of T Street, NW, to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male in the rear of the 1400 block of U Street, NW, suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Howard University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5:17 p.m.
The victim in this case was identified as 22-year-old Joshua Nuñez, of Silver Spring, Maryland.