A 65-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed in Northwest Washington on Monday night by a speeding car whose driver was drunk, authorities said.
The incident happened about 10:45 p.m. on U Street near 10th Street NW, according to D.C. police.
The woman was in a crosswalk on U Street NW near 10th Street when a black 2016 Nissan Versa that was speeding west on U Street struck her. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police later identified her as Carolyn Ellis of Clinton, Md.
Police said they searched the area and found the damaged vehicle. Authorities arrested and charged David Jones, 36, of Bowie, Md., with involuntary manslaughter, leaving after colliding and driving under the influence.
— Dana Hedgpeth
A Maryland man was arrested Monday in connection with a fatal shooting in the District last month, authorities said.
About 6:40 a.m. on Jan. 17, officers went to the 600 block of 14th Place Northeast to investigate a report of a shooting and found two men with gunshot wounds in a vehicle, D.C. police said in a statement.
Ronnell Tye Reaves, 22, of Suitland was dead at the scene, and the other man was taken to a hospital in critical condition, the statement said.
On Monday, police arrested Matthew Moore, 32, of Upper Marlboro in connection with the shooting, according to the statement. He has been charged with second-degree murder while armed.
— Justin Wm. Moyer
Police said Tuesday that they are investigating an altercation in Prince George’s County in which one man was killed.
About noon, officers went to the 6400 block of Central Avenue in response to a report of a fight at the Exxon gas station in Capitol Heights, across the street from the Addison Road Metro station, Seat Pleasant police spokesman Thomas Lester said.
When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from trauma to the upper body. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Prince George’s County homicide detectives have taken over the investigation, authorities said. Preliminary indications are that the confrontation was not random, authorities said.
Police did not have details about a suspect or the victim’s identity.
— Lynh Bui and Justin Wm. Moyer