On July 13, police officers found Hemphill suffering from a gunshot wound in the 3500 block of 6th Street, Southeast. Hemphill died in a local hospital.
A press release from MPD is after the jump.
At 2:28 a.m., McFadden, 44, was found on the 2700 block of Georgia Avenue Northwest suffering from six gunshot wounds, including four to his neck. He died at a local hospital.
Hester’s romantic partner at the the time told police that Hester and Mcfadden had two different heated arguments while they were inside the Chuck and Billy nightclub, MPD Detective Ricardo Leiva testified at a preliminary hearing.
Page pleaded guilty to second-degree murder while armed in October.
During a victim impact statement, White’s widow said that Page had a relationship with White and he took more than one life that night.
“This wasn’t a stranger who shot him,” Brittani White told the court. “He knew him and I feel like when he killed one person, he took three lives.” She added that she has two sons that won’t ever see their father again.
Jones, who is 16 years old, has been charged as an adult. In addition to the murder charge, Jones faces one count of robbery, one count of attempted robbery and two weapon offenses.
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“It’s first degree [murder] because after shooting him four times, [Green] falls to the ground and [Miles] shoots him two more times in his back,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Liebman said. “And he carried [the gun] there and he carried it away, which is why the police didn’t find it.”
According to the government, Miles was dating Green’s girlfriend’s younger sister. Miles killed Green because Green told him to stay away from her, Liebman alleged.
But defense attorney Billy Ponds argued that Miles had no motive. He had multiple girlfriends at any given time, Ponds said. Miles would hardly have cared if he was told to stay away from just one of those girls.
“He’s no killer, he’s a lover,” Ponds told jurors in his closing arguments Wednesday. “Charge him as guilty of being a serial dater.”
Yorkshire, 21, is the second suspect linked to Ragland’s murder. In September, a judge declared a mistrial in the case against Raymond Faunteroy after jurors couldn’t reach a verdict on any charges against him.
“The evidence is pretty compelling,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Glenn Kirschner said. “He is knee deep in murder.”
“I seen Mr. Green get shot,” Gibson testified. While driving, she saw two individuals with Green named “Blood” and “Fat back.” “They were walking on the street and they were all together,” Gibson said. She told jurors that she then saw someone approach Green and fire a gun at him.
“The shooter,” she said, was Andre Miles, whom she referenced as “the light-skinned man sitting with defense.”
Holmes’ co-defendant, Gregory Smithwick, is charged only with armed car jacking, though both were arrested for Kelly’s murder.
Charging documents say Dyson and King went to Gaither’s residence on December 9 to confront him about threatening texts he sent to Dyson earlier that morning. They knocked on his apartment door, documents say, but no one answered. It’s unclear if Gaither ever saw their note.
A judge found probable cause Monday against Dyson and King for second-degree murder charges in connection with Gaither’s death. Dyson will be held at the D.C. jail until his arraignment. King, who has no prior criminal record, is released into high intensity supervision.