Deonte J. Bryant Arrested in Robert Foster Jr.'s Shooting Death

A second man has been arrested on suspcion of killing Robert Foster Jr. following DC’s Caribbean Festival Parade late last month.

Twenty-year-old Deonte J. Bryant is suspected of second degree murder in the case, MPD said late Tuesday night.

Nineteen-year-old Terry Jimenez was arrested and presented with a second-degree murder charge in connection with the same case on June 27.

MPD’s press release is afte the jump.

July 5, 2011

Second Arrest Made in Homicide of Robert Foster, Jr.

( Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that a second arrest has been made in the homicide of Robert Foster, Jr.

On Saturday, June 25, 2011, at approximately 5:03 pm, units from the Third District responded to a call for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, they located four victims, three in the 700 block of Gresham Place, NW and one in the 700 block of Columbia Road, NW. All four victims were transported by DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel to local hospitals where one of the victims succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 43 year-old Robert Foster, Jr. of Northwest, Washington, DC.

On Sunday, June 26, 2011, members of the Homicide Branch arrested an adult male and charged him with Murder Two while Armed.

On Tuesday, July 5, 2011 members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 20-year-old Deonte J. Bryant of Northwest Washington, DC, pursuant to a DC Superior Court Warrant charging him with Second Degree Murder while Armed.

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