Christopher Fields Arrested in 2013 Shooting Death of Devar Battle

MPD announced Thursday that a 33-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the September 2013 shooting death of Devar Battle.

The man, identified by police as Christopher Fields, is suspected of second-degree murder, police say.

Battle was found with gunshot wounds in the 3000 block of 30th Street Southeast at around 12:40 a.m. on September 28, 2013. He later died at a local hospital.

A press release from MPD is after the jump.

Arrest Made in 2013 Homicide: 3000 Block of 30th Street, Southeast

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the shooting death of 34-year-old Devar Battle which occurred on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at approximately 12:40 am, in the 3000 block of 30th Street, Southeast.

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 33-year-old Christopher Fields of no fixed address, and charged him with Murder Two in the death of Devar Battle.

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