31 March, 2009

Arrest Made in the Elwood Wallace Murder Case

The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that an arrest has been made in the murder of Elwood Carl Wallace, which occurred on Friday, March 27, 2009 in the 2800 block of Good Hope Road, SE. On Saturday, March 28, 2009, at approximately, 7:20 pm, 54-year-old Ronnell Calvin Knight of Washington, DC was arrested by the Joint Fugitive Task Force pursuant to an arrest warrant charging him with Murder I While Armed in connection with the homicide of Mr Wallace.

Shortly before 6:00 pm on Friday, March 27, 2009, police responded to the 2800 block of Good Hope Road, SE to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival on the scene, officers located 52-year-old Elwood Carl Wallace of Upper Marlboro, Maryland suffering from a gunshot wound in front of 2808 Good Hope Road. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene, but they could find no life signs. Mr. Wallace was pronounced dead on the scene and subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.

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