This story has been updated.
A man was fatally shot Friday morning outside a convenience store in Southeast Washington, and an arrest was made, according to D.C. police.
Police identified the victim as Jawaid Bhutto, 64, of Southeast. They said Hilman Jordan, 45, also of Southeast, was arrested and charged with murder.
Police said the shooting occurred about 11 a.m. in the 2600 block of Wade Road SE. The site is , near the Barry Farm neighborhood.
The shooting occurred outside Charlie’s Corner convenience store and across the street from the Barry Farm recreation center. Newsham said it appeared the incident was due to a neighborhood dispute.
Homicides in the District spiked nearly 40 percent in 2018, compared with 2017, and are up again this year compared to last. The killing on Wade Road was the 30th homicide in the District this year, compared with 17 at this time last year.
Newsham, who has made getting guns off the streets and targeting repeat violent offenders a priority, said he spoke to a woman who lives near the store who said she was “sick” of the violence. Newsham said, “We feel sick when this happens. At the end of the day, we have to put a stop to this. . . . It is killing us emotionally.”