25 March, 2009

Arrest Made in Murder Case

Arrest Made in a May 2008 Murder Case

The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that an arrest has been made in the murder of Jasmine McCray, which occurred in the 4800 block of G Street, SE on Monday, May 5, 2008. On Monday, March 23, 2009, at 1:15 pm, 20-year-old Robert Lee Walker of Northwest Washington, DC was arrested in the 1200 block of Taylor Street, NW by members of the Joint Fugitive Task Force pursuant to an arrest warrant charging him with First Degree Murder While Armed in the shooting death of Jasmine McCray.

On Monday, May 5, 2008, at approximately 3:07 am, officers from the Sixth District responded to the 4900 block of G Street, SE to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult female lying in the street in the 4800 block of G Street suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. The victim, identified as 23-year-old Jasmine McCray of the 4900 block of G Street, SE, was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead at 3:43 am.

During the course of their investigation, officers located another gunshot victim in the 4800 block of Benning Road, SE. That victim, an adult male, was treated and released at an area hospital for a non-life threatening injury. His identity is being withheld because he is a potential witness in the case.

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