Police make arrest in connection with yesterday’s U Street shooting

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‘Crime Solvers’
courtesy of ‘Marcellina.’

This morning in a news conference Chief Cathy Lanier announced that MPD have made an arrest in the investigation surrounding yesterday’s shooting at the funeral of Ashley McRae. Police arrested Brandon Miller on a charge of Murder 1 while armed (Video of the press conference available there, too).  Police are looking for people who may have seen a White 2001 Buick near the scene yesterday.  Please call 202 727 9099 or text 50 411 or call anonymously at 1 888 919 CRIME if you have any information about the White 2001 Buick seen near the scene of the crime yesterday.

Jason Cherkis and Bryan Weaver both knew Jamal Coates, and have a very touching profile of Coates, whose life was fairly complicated.  It’s absolutely worth your time.

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