MPD Makes Third Arrest in Caribbean Festival Murder of Robert Foster Jr.

A third person has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Robert Foster following Northwest D.C.’s Caribbean Festival late last month.

MPD announced this evening that 19 year-old Terrance Marquis Bush of Northeast D.C. is suspected of taking part in the deadly shooting and has been arrested on a charge of second degree murder while armed.

Terry Jimenez and Deonte Bryant are awaiting preliminary hearings in the same case.

Read MPD’s press release after the jump.

July 11, 2011

Third Arrest Made in Homicide of Robert Foster, Jr.

( Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that a third 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 an adult male of Northwest Washington, DC, pursuant to a DC Superior Court Warrant charging him with Second Degree Murder while Armed.

On Monday, July 11, 2011, at approximately 1:30 pm, 19 year-old Terrance Marquis Bush, of Northeast, Washington, DC, was arrested by members of the Third District, pursuant to a DC Superior Court Warrant charging him with Second Degree Murder while Armed.

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