Donte Graves Arrested on Suspicion of Fatal Shooting Near Nationals Park

Officers arrested an 18-year-old man Tuesday in connection with a fatal shooting last month near Nationals Park.

Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force officers arrested Donte Graves, 18, of Temple Hills, Md. Tuesday, a press release from MPD states.

Police found 22-year-old Tyrone Joyner at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the 1400 block of Canal St. S.W. Joyner was taken to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries.

The press release from MPD is after the jump.

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting which occurred in the 1400 block of Canal Street, SW.

On Sunday, February 24, 2013, at approximately 6:26 pm, units from the First District responded to the 1400 block of Canal Street, SW for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 22-year-old Tyrone Joyner of Southwest, Washington, DC.

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at approximately 11:32 am, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 18-year-old Donte Graves of Temple Hills, MD, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, charging him with Murder Two while Armed in the fatal shooting of Tyrone Joyner.

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