Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) detectives have made an arrest in relation to a July 10 homicide.
At approximately 9:42 p.m. officers responded to the 5100 block of Fitch Street, SE, due to a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, detectives found 34-year-old Vanessa Brooks-Williams with gunshot wounds and pronounced her dead on scene, according to the press release.
On July 21, officers arrested 37-year-old Klein Lawrence and charged him with first-degree murder. According to the press release, he was also charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, assault on a police officer and carrying a pistol without a license.