Good news. MPD announced that they have arrested the suspect of the triple shooting that killed two on July 9 on the 1400 block of Parkwood Place NW -- the shooting that was part of a rash of crime in July. Here's the release from MPD:
The Metropolitan Police Department announces that an arrest has been made in the double homicide shooting of 31 year old Dominique Barber, and 32 year old Jimmie Lee Simmons, and the shooting of 21 yr old Anthony Lamont Thomas which occurred on July 9, 2011, in the 1400 block of Parkwood Place, Northwest.Nice to hear that. Let's hope this is the right guy and he goes to jail for a long, long time.
Mr. Irving Harris Johnson of Northwest, Washington DC, was arrested and charged with two counts of Murder One While Armed, and one count Assault with Intent to Kill While Armed. He was arrested this morning by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force.