A man has been charged in the slaying of Chrisopher Fletcher, a Fairmont Heights resident who was fatally shot in Southeast D.C. in May, according to D.C. police.

John David Bolton, 49, of Southeast D.C., was charged with first-degree murder while armed, police said. He was taken into custody on Tuesday.

Officers found Fletcher, 41, suffering from a gunshot wound in the 3300 block of D Street in SE on May 24. Fletcher was taken to the hospital, where he died.