Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) arrested suspects in connection with two homicides: one from last month and one from 2018.
The earlier one happened on the afternoon of March 17, 2018. At around 1:44 p.m. that day, officers responded to the 3000 block of Stanton Road, SE for the report of a shooting. There, they found 22 year-old Matthew Thomas suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
Delonta Stevenson, 26, has been charged with first-degree murder while armed in connection with Thomas’ death.
At around 11:10 on Jan. 18 of this year, officers responded to the same block for the sound of gunshots.
There, they found three men suffering from gunshot wounds.
Two of them were treated for non-life threatening injuries. The third victim, 32 year-old Terrence Allen, died from his injuries.
One of the victims was allegedly found to be in possession of a firearm. He was arrested for carrying a pistol without a license.
On Feb. 17, Stevenson and 23 year-old Vorreze Thomas were arrested for first-degree murder while armed and assault with intent to kill in connection with this incident.