D.C. police arrest man in fatal shooting in Northwest Washington

District police on Monday arrested Corey Saxton, 20, in connection with last week’s shooting of a man who was found dead in the back seat of a car that had crashed on a residential street in Northwest Washington’s Brightwood Park.

Saxton of Northwest was charged with second-degree murder while armed. Police said he was arrested on a warrant about 6:15 a.m. He is charged with killing Roshaine Henry, 24, of no fixed address.

D.C. police released no additional details of the case. Henry was shot in the chest shortly before 8 p.m. on March 5 in the 1200 block of Madison Street NW. Police said Henry was in the back seat of a car whose driver sped away after the shooting, hitting several parked vehicles and overturning the car in the 900 block of Madison Street.

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