Eugene Kelly Arrested in Isaiah Harris Homicide

Eugene Antoine Kelly, a 26-year-old Northeast DC man, was arrested this morning on suspicion of killing 15-year-old Isaiah Harris this week in NE DC.

He’s suspected of first degree murder while armed.

MPD’s press release is after the jump.

June 2, 2011

Arrest made in the Homicide of Isaiah Harris

(Washington, DC)- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest in the homicide of 15-year-old Isaiah Harris.

On Monday, May 30, 2011, at approximately 10:15 pm, units from the Fifth District responded to the 1400 block of New Jersey Ave, NW, to investigate sounds of gunshots. Upon their arrival, they discovered a juvenile male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. They also located another victim nearby suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported both victims to a local area hospital. At 10:58 pm the first victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

On Wednesday, June 01, 2011, at approximately 9:30 pm, 26-year-old Eugene Antoine Kelly of Northeast, Washington, DC, was arrested by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force pursuant to an arrest warrant charging him with First Degree Murder while Armed, in the shooting death of Isaiah Harris.

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