D.C. man shot, killed
D.C. police found a District man suffering from gunshot wounds at around 12:35 a.m. Sunday on 58th Street Southeast between East Capital Street and Southern Avenue. Fire and emergency services personnel, who arrived shortly after police, pronounced the man dead. Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide and have identified the victim as 27-year-old James Edward Johnson, who lived on the 600 block of 49th Street NE. A D.C. police spokesman could provide no further details regarding the shooter or the circumstances surrounding the man's death.
Man, 23, shot and killed in Gaithersburg
Montgomery County police are investigating the homicide of a 23-year-old man who was shot near a Gaithersburg bus stop Saturday night. The victim was at the Lake Forest Transit Center when he was approached by a male, according to a police statement. The male shooter and the victim may have had a brief verbal exchange, after which the male shot the 23-year-old at least once before fleeing on foot. Montgomery County police responded to the call around 10:45 p.m. Fire and rescue personnel transported the victim to the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, where he died of his wounds.
DNA testing under way in drive-by shooting
Prosecutors have sent a large number of items for DNA testing in the case of four men charged in a drive-by shooting in Southeast D.C., the Associated Press reported. The four men -- Orlando Carter, Jeffrey Best, Lamar Williams and Robert Bost -- are accused of committing a March 30 shooting that killed four people.
Police name man in Arlington County standoff
Arlington police have released the identity of the man who barricaded himself inside his Arlington County home for 16 hours. Thomas Amshey, 58, was involved in a dispute with a neighbor Friday evening on the 1500 block of South Nelson Street. Amshey then armed himself with a rifle and began pounding on his neighbor's door. When the neighbor called the police, Amshey retreated to his home and refused to come out until shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday. Police have charged Amshey with assault and brandishing a firearm.
- Compiled by Markham Heid