Document: Arrest Made in Double Homicide on Galveston Street SW

After requesting the public’s assistance in locating murder suspect Alonzo Lewis, the Metropolitan Police Department arrested him on May 31; two days after the public request.

Lewis, 33, allegedly shot Jaquon Helm, 40, and Venius Badgett, 35, on the unit block of Galveston Street, SW inside the Gardens Apartments’ parking lot on May 26. Lewis is charged with two counts of first-degree murder while armed.

According to the Washington Post, the couple had been married for six years. They had five children who were not hurt during the incident.

The shooting apparently stemmed from a dispute.