Silver Spring Man Arrested in Connection with January Double Homicide

MPD has announced an arrest in a homicide that took the lives of two men in Northeast DC in January.

Sergio Waynes, a 24-year-old from Silver Spring, Md., was arrested today in connection with the shooting that killed D’Angelo Thompson and Rashid Paul. Waynes is suspected of first-degree murder while armed in the case.

MPD’s press release is after the jump.

August 22, 2011

Arrest Made in the Double Homicide in the 200 Block of Peabody Street, NE

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of 27 year-old Rashid Paul and 28 year-old D’Angelo Thompson.

On Sunday, January 23, 2011, at approximately 7:00 pm, units from the Fourth District responded to the 6000 block of New Hampshire Avenue, NE, for the sounds of gunshots. Upon their arrival, officers canvassed the area and located two victims inside a vehicle in the 100 block of Peabody Street, NE. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and determined neither victim had any signs consistent with life. Subsequently, both victims were pronounced dead by a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. A crime scene was located in the 200 block of Peabody Street, NE.

On Monday, August 22, 2011, members from the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 24 year-old Sergio Waynes of Silver Spring Maryland, pursuant to a DC Superior Court warrant charging him with Carrying a Pistol without a License (CPWL) in an unrelated case. Subsequently, at 4:45 am, he was charged by the Homicide Branch for First Degree Murder while Armed in the double homicide.

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