Kwan Kearney and Jeremy Risper to stand trial for death of Jamal Wilson

Judge Herbert Dixon ruled Monday that probable cause in the cases against Kwan Kearney and Jeremy Risper exists and that the two men will stand trial for a shooting that left 19-year-old Jamal Wilson dead. Dixon declined to release either … Continue reading

We Remember: A Letter from Homicide Watch DC

This past February, 18-year-old Cardozo High senior Lucki Pannell left this message on her Facebook wall: Less than two hours later, Pannell was dead. Detectives said a man walked up to Pannell’s Columbia Heights porch, aimed a gun at Pannell … Continue reading

First and O” Murder Trial Expected to Start Today

Just one month after being sentenced to a 60-year prison term for shooting and killing Joseph Alonzo Sharps Jr, Kwan Kearney is due to stand trial again. Kearney, who turned 21 on Wednesday, is suspected in the shooting death of … Continue reading

Did a Jailhouse Rumor Lead to Eric Kearney’s Death?

Kwan Kearney is awaiting trial in two separate murders in November 2010: Joseph Alonzo Sharps Jr. on Nov. 8 and Jamal Demetrius Wilson on Nov. 14. His brother, Eric Kearney, also known as Tay, was supposed to be a witness … Continue reading

Week in Review

In brief: Garrett Armand White, a 25-year-old Northwest DC man, was stabbed to death in the 5400 blk of Georgia Avenue, NW Sunday. A previously unidentified shooting victim was identified as Ronnie Speight, a 20-year-old Northwest DC man. A fatal … Continue reading

Video from Vigil for Bill Mitchell

Friends and family remembered Bill Mitchell last night. The 33-year-old was killed near Truxton Circle last week. According to reports, he was trying to help a woman in distress. MyFoxDC has video from last night’s vigil: Community Remembers Slain Resident: … Continue reading

Man Dead in Shooting near Truxton Park

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Week in Review

In Brief: Arrest made in the shooting death of Prince Okorie. A somewhat mysterious homicide reported in Southwest D.C. park. Kwan Kearney and Jeremy Risper will stand trial for death of Jamal Wilson. Tawanna Barnes-Copeland, of Southwest D.C., was stabbed … Continue reading
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