Montez Warren Arrested in the Death of Ervin Lamont Griffin

MPD today arrested Montez Warren, 30, in the shooting death of Ervin Lamont Griffin on May 13.

Warren, a resident of northeast Washington, DC, is being held on suspicion of first degree murder while armed. A statement from MPD is below the jump.

Arrest Made in the Homicide in the Rear of the 1200 Block of 18th Pl., NE

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest in the fatal shooting which occurred in the rear of the 1200 block of 18th Pl., NE.

On Friday, May 13, 2011 at approximately 11:25 pm units from the Fifth District responded to the rear of the 1200 block of 18th Pl., NE. Upon their arrival they found an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded and the victim was pronounced dead on the scene by a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.

The decedent is identified as 32 year-old Ervin Lamont Griffin of SE, Washington, DC.

On October 28, 2011, at approximately 1:15 pm, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 30 year-old Montez Warren of Northeast, Washington, DC, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with First Degree Murder while Armed.

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