Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) detectives have made an arrest in relation to two homicides.
At approximately 8:13 p.m. police responded to the 2800 block of Alabama Avenue, SE, due to a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police located 23-year-old Juwan Smith with gunshot wounds and transported him to a local hospital. He later succumbed to his injuries, according to the press release.
Police arrested 24-year-old Javon Duckwilder and charged him with first-degree murder while armed. Due to the investigation, Duckwilder was also charged with first-degree murder while armed for an Oct. 5 homicide on the 4900 block of Connecticut Avenue, NW. The victim, in this case, was identified as 23-year-old Alexander Nwogu, according to the press release.