Document: Police Arrest Suspect for Benning Road Shooting

On Dec. 12, officers from the Metropolitan Police Department arrested a suspect in connection to a homicide at the intersection of 21st Street and Benning Road, NE.

Officers arrested 26-year-old Jamall Thornton on charges for second-degree murder while armed.

A press release stated that officers found 35-year-old Antoine Pierce in a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds on Dec. 11. He died on the scene.

The case is still being investigated.

The department is offering up to $25,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case or any other murder in DC. Anyone with information should call the police at 202-727-9099. Or, text the department’s text tip line — 50411.