Two Juveniles Arrested in Connection with Jan. 2011 Shooting Death of Bryant Morillo

Two juveniles were arrested today on suspicion of first-degree murder while armed in connection with the January 2011 shooting death of 16-year-old Bryant Morillo, MPD announced Monday evening.

The juveniles were not identified in MPD’s press release.

MPD’s press release is after the jump.

April 16, 2012

Arrests Made in a 2011 Homicide in the 4500 Block
Of New Hampshire Avenue, NW

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Departments Homicide Branch have announced that arrests have been made in the 2011 fatal shooting of Bryant Morillo that occurred in the 4500 block of New Hampshire, Avenue, NW.

On Sunday, January 2, 2011, at approximately 1:30 pm, units from the Fourth District responded to the 4500 block of New Hampshire Avenue, NW for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival on the scene, they located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both subjects were transported to a local hospital where one of the victims succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 16 year-old Bryant Morillo of Hyattsville, MD.

On Monday, April 16, 2012, two juveniles were arrested by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.

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