Document: Man Apprehended for a Homicide in Northeast DC

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The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) announced a man has been arrested in connection to a fatal stabbing that occurred on Nov. 11, 2022, on the 500 block of Riggs Road, NE.

According to MPD documents, officers responded to the location for the report of a stabbing, where they located a man suffering from apparent stab wounds. He died at the scene.

The victim was identified as 20-year-old Rashawn Phifer.

On March 1, 2024, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 21-year-old Christian Wilkerson was arrested and charged with second-degree murder while armed. He will go through the extradition process.

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