Brandon Andrews Arrested in Shooting Death of Leonard Bigelow

Brandon M. Andrews, a 29-year-old Northwest DC man, was arrested Saturday afternoon in connection with the late Friday night shooting death of Leonard Bigelow in Northeast D.C.

Authorities said Bigelow, 43, was killed in a domestic fight.

MPD’s press release is after the jump.

August 27, 2011

Arrest Made in the Homicide in the 1300 block of Emerald Street, NE

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide have announced an arrest has been made in the homicide that occurred in the 1300 block of Emerald Street, NE.

On Friday, August 26, 2011, at approximately 10:43 p.m., units from the First District were dispatched to the 1300 block of Emerald Street, NE, to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male who was unconscious, unresponsive and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 11:24 p.m. His remains have been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy.

The decedent has been identified as 43-year-old Leonard Bigelow of Northeast, DC.

On Saturday, August 27, 2011 at approximately 2:26pm, members from the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 29-year-old Brandon M. Andrews of Northwest, Washington, D.C. pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with Second Degree Murder while Armed.

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