Police ID Suspect in Deadly Shaw Shooting

by Tim Regan August 20, 2015 at 3:40 pm 0

Marcus King, photo via MPDPolice have identified one of the suspects in the deadly shooting that left 23 year-old Matthew Shlonsky dead last weekend.

Police say Shlonsky was killed after being caught in the path of a drive-by shooting that occurred near the intersection of 7th and S streets NW on the afternoon of Aug. 15.

Police are seeking Marcus King, 19, on a warrant for second degree murder while armed.


Police released King’s photo and information earlier this afternoon.

If you see this suspect, call 911 for immediate police response. Anyone with information 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.

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.

Photo courtesy of MPD


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