Police are investigating whether the suspect, identified as Jasper Spires, 18, was using synthetic drugs.
Victim’s mother, others didn’t know he had homeless until after he was killed outside church mission.
Law enforcement officers avoided the pitfalls that hampered the response two years ago.
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Victim identified as 25-year-old man from Manassas, Va.
Police say the shooting occurred about 5 p.m. on E Street.
An addiction to prescription pain meds led Matthew Lowry to his heroin habit. He now faces prison time.
Prosecutors’ challenge will be convincing a jury that officers bear responsibility for what they didn’t do.
Police say they are seeking other potential victims in the case.
Suspicious package closes part of F Street in Northwest Washington.