Suspect in auto incident: A District man was ordered held without bond yesterday after testimony that he fired a gun from his car at another motorist on the George Washington Memorial Parkway this month in an apparent road rage incident.
David M. Keene, 21, was arrested Dec. 4 and did not speak during his preliminary hearing in U.S. District Court in Alexandria. Park Police Detective Todd Reid testified that a Silver Spring man was driving his Mercedes-Benz north on the parkway Dec. 1 and that Keene cut the man off. The man sped up and cut back in front of the BMW driven by Keene. Keene then pulled alongside the Mercedes and fired one shot near Route 123, Reid said.
Police said the shot passed inches from the driver's head, but he was not hurt. Keene was charged with using a firearm during a violent crime. A U.S. magistrate ruled that there was enough evidence to send the case to a grand jury.
* A 19-year-old man was found fatally shot yesterday in the 1600 block of West Virginia Avenue NE. Jason Perry, of the 1200 block of North Capitol Street NW, was found shot in the head on the front yard of a home about 1:45 a.m.
Fatal shooting in Forestville: A Prince George's County man was found shot to death outside a high-rise apartment building in Forestville yesterday, the sixth fatal shooting in that area this year, authorities said.
Police said the man, whose identity wasn't released last night, had been shot several times and was found on grass outside the Forest Creek apartments in the 6500 block of Hil-Mar Drive about 12:30 p.m. It was the county's 133rd homicide this year.
Arrest in recreation center shooting: A Gaithersburg man has been arrested and charged with shooting and seriously wounding another man at a Germantown recreation center, Montgomery County police said yesterday. Lance Ramon Jackson, 25, of the 18400 block of Goshen Road, was charged Monday with attempted first-degree murder in the Dec. 7 shooting at Emory Grove Recreation Center, police said.
Police said they did not know of a motive in the shooting. The 33-year-old victim was wounded in the head in the center's weight room. Police said that Jackson did not know the victim and that the men had not argued.
Third trial ends in acquittal: A Calvert County jury found a St. Mary's County man not guilty of accessory to murder and assault charges yesterday in the third trial resulting from the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in November 2001.
Joshua A. Weigle, 19, was accused of holding a crowd of partygoers at bay with a handgun Nov. 25, 2001, as his brother Jeremy J. Weigle, 21, fatally shot Kevin M. Clarke in Drayden. Defense attorney W. Louis Hennessy said jurors probably did not believe that he had a gun.
Deputy shoots at suspect: A Calvert County deputy sheriff fired one gunshot at a burglary suspect Sunday after the man failed to drop an object that the deputy thought was a weapon, the sheriff's office said yesterday.
The shot did not hit the suspect, who has not been identified, Sheriff Mike Evans said. An internal investigation will determine whether Deputy Thomas Phelps was justified in firing the shot, Evans said. The shooting occurred about 2:20 a.m. at the Chesapeake Hills Golf Club in Lusby.
Compiled from reports by staff writers.