Arrest Made in Newton Place Homicide

Late yesterday, the Metropolitan Police Department announced that they had made an arrest in connection with the homicide on Newton Place. The full announcement is below:

On Sunday, September 10, 2017, around 9:30 PM, MPD responded to the reported shooting in the 600 block of Newton Place, NW. Officers located 41 year-old Antwaun Smith inside of 615 Newton Place, NW, suffering from a gunshot wound. Mr. Smith did not survive his injuries. Homicide detectives investigated the case and were able to obtain an arrest warrant for 36 year-old Antonio Williams of Northwest, Washington, DC, charging him with Second Degree Murder While Armed.

On Monday, September 18, 2017, Antonio Williams was placed under arrest pursuant to the arrest warrant.

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2 Comments on “Arrest Made in Newton Place Homicide”

  1. Anon Says:

    Unless someone is killed or a gin fired, MPD could care less about catching the person. When will they start be proactive and doing something about all the robberies, drug dealing, drug use, prostitution and break-ins???

  2. Cliff Says:

    100% agree with the pro-active approach that is missing, but this is really good news. Glad MPD was able to solve it!


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