Arrest Made in Saturday Night Homicide on 7th Street NW

by July 11, 2012 at 10:30 pm 1,620 0

Crime news from the Dupont-Logan-U Street area.

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department announced that an arrest has been made in the shooting death of 30 year old Michael Edward Jones (see Saturday Night Shooting Near 7th and R NW Leaves 1 Dead). Jones was killed in the 1700 block of 7th Street NW at about 10:45 pm on Saturday, July 7.

Joseph Peoples of Northeast Washington was arrested by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force on Wednesday for the homicide. The 21-year-old was charged with second-degree murder while armed.

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