Document: Police Arrest 2 Suspects in Fatal Shooting

The Metropolitan Police Department arrested Jan. 23 two suspects who are allegedly connected to a murder that occurred earlier this month.

The police arrested 21-year-old Alonzo Brown and 18-year-old Stephon Evans and charged them with first-degree murder while armed for allegedly shooting 22-year-old Michael Taylor on the 1700 block of Benning Road, NE on Jan. 12. Two other individuals, who have not been named, were also shot. They received treatment for non life-threatening injuries at a local hospital.

The suspects are also residents of Northeast DC, according to a press release.

Both defendants are scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 24. The defendants are scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Feb. 15.

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