Document: Arrest Made in Homicide

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) detectives have made an arrest in relation to a homicide.

At approximately 4:26 p.m. on Sept. 26 police responded to the 5200 Block of E Street, SE, due to a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police located 52-year-old Ronald Bailey inside of a residence with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to the press release.

On Oct. 6, officers arrested 37-year-old Vernon Parrish and charged him with first-degree murder while armed, according to the press release.