Document: Suspect Arrested for Murder

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a Jan. 26 homicide.

At around 2:51 p.m. that day, officers responded to the 1200 block of Saratoga Avenue, NE, where they found 22 year-old Maryland resident Dewayne Shorter, III suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 

“Further investigation revealed that the offense took place in the 1300 block of Brentwood Road, NE,” the press release states.

On March 1, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) sent out a press release saying that the suspect in this case has been identified as 36 year-old Jonathan Young, of Southeast, DC. 

Young was arrested for first-degree murder while armed on April 6. The case remains under investigation.