“I go to sleep every night thinking about what happened,” Babb says at Sentencing for Murder of J’Ron Brown

Derrick Babb was sentenced today to five years in prison on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon for his participation in the June shooting death of 24-year-old J’Ron Brown. At sentencing, Assistant U.S. Attorney Reagan Taylor told the court that prosecutors could not be certain that it was Babb who fatally shot Brown, … Read more →

Derrick Babb Held on Second-Degree Murder Charge

The Southeast DC man arrested after a nearly eight-hour-long standoff with police Wednesday has said he did fire a gun at J’Ron Lamar Brown, once, at the urging of a neighbor. Brown, 24, was fatally shot at about 2 a.m. Wednesday. Derrick Babb was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder while armed in connection with … Read more →

Man Barricaded in SE DC Murder Case ID’ed as Derrick Babb

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after barricading himself inside a Southeast DC apartment building was identified tonight by MPD as 23-year-old Derrick Babb. Just before 2 a.m. Wednesday, J’Ron Lamar Brown was found shot in 1700 block of 17th Street Southeast. Brown was taken to a hospital where he died. MPD said that … Read more →

Derrick Babb

  • Arrested: June 20, 2012
  • Age: 23
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the June 20, 2012, death of J'ron Brown.