James Speaks Arrested on Suspicion of Murdering Shonell Corriea

James Anthony Speaks, a 22-year-old Northwest D.C. man, has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Shonell Correia on Quincy Street NW last week.

MPD’s press release follows:

Arrest Made in the Homicide in the 700 Block of Quincy Street, NW

(Washington, DC) —Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest in the homicide of 22-year-old, Shonell Corriea of the 700 block of Quincy Street N.W.

On Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at approximately 9:40 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the report of a shooting in the rear of a residence in the 700 block of Quincy Street N.W. Upon arrival on the scene, they found a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

On Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at approximately 6:15 pm, 22-year-old James Anthony Speaks of Northwest, Washington, DC, was arrested by members of the Intelligence Unit pursuant to an arrest warrant charging him with Murder Two while Armed.

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