Week in Review

In brief:

Elvin Jessie Johnson, a 32-year-old Northeast DC man, died after being shot late Tuesday night in Northeast DC.

David Washington, a 24-year-old Southeast DC man was arrested in connection with the shooting death of Deangelo Gatling last month. He is suspected of first-degree murder while armed.

Peter Hendy was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the death of his girlfriend’s son, four-year-old Kamari Zavon Taylor.

Probable cause was found in the case against Dion Redwood, suspected of participating in the 2013 shooting death of 16-year-old Darius Cannon.

William Hunt was ordered held in connection with the May 2011 stabbing death of 48-year-old George White. Police say White was stabbed 59 times during an argument over a lawnmower.

The trial of alleged gang members Keir Johnson, Lester Williams, Robert Givens and Marcellus Jackson continued this week. Over the past two weeks a former gang member has detailed the relationships — and beefs — that brought two neighborhood groups together and broke them apart.

Gary Montgomery was found mentally competent Friday to stand trial for the death of transgender woman Deoni Jones. Montgomery is charged with first-degree murder.

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