40 Year Sentence for Henry Charles Miller’s Death

David Allen Shepherd was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday for the fatal shooting of Henry Charles Miller. “It is true you were making recent strides to help your family and friends out, but facts show that you have been committing crimes for 30 years,” Judge Russell Canan told Shepherd before delivering the sentence. … Read more →

David Shepherd Found Guilty in Shooting Death of Henry Miller

David Allen Shepherd has been found guilty of first-degree murder while armed in the 2012 shooting death of Henry Charles Miller. Jurors delivered the guilty verdict late Friday afternoon after less than two days of deliberations. During the five-day trial, three witnesses testified they saw 50-year-old Shepherd shoot Miller after an argument. Shepherd, testifying in … Read more →

Jury Begin Deliberations in the David Shepherd Case

Jurors began deliberating Thursday in the case charging David Shepherd with the June 2012 shooting death of 32-year-old Henry Miller. During the five-day trial, prosecutors argued that eyewitness testimony and forensic evidence showed that Shepherd “formed a plan” and had intentions to shoot Miller after an argument that started when Miller passed him to grab … Read more →

I didn’t shoot nobody,” David Shepherd Testifies at Trial

On the witness stand, David Shepherd sobbed and shouted, insisting he was an innocent man. That he didn’t kill 32 year-old Henry Miller. That Miller followed him and confronted him and that when Miller began to pull a gun out of his pants, he tried to stop him. “Man, I didn’t shoot that man,” Shepherd … Read more →

Defense: David Shepherd “was faced with a life or death situation”

We’re all family,” David Shepherd said as he—according to a prosecutor—lifted up a revolver, stuck it into Henry Miller’s mouth and pulled the trigger. “But family can get their motherf**king heads blown off, too.” The prosecutor, Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Worm, was quoting a witness to the shooting in opening arguments Wednesday. Worm argued there … Read more →

As Trial Begins, Obstruction Charges Dropped Against David Shepherd

Two charges of obstruction of justice against David Shepherd were dropped Monday after prosecutors requested Judge Russell Canan dismiss them. The decision came two days before jury selection is expected to begin in the trial charging Shepherd in connection with the death of Henry Charles Miller. In February 2013, a grand jury indicted Shepherd on … Read more →

David Shepherd Ordered Held in Shooting Death of Henry Miller

David Shepherd was ordered held today pending a preliminary hearing on a charge that he shot and killed Henry Miller in Southeast DC early Sunday morning. Charging documents in the case state that uniformed police officers in the neighborhood where Miller was shot observed a white truck drive past them. Soon after a witness told … Read more →

Henry Charles Miller Killed, Suspect in Custody in Chicago Street SE Shooting

An overnight shooting in the 1100 block of Chicago Street Southeast killed 32-year-old Henry Charles Miller, of Southeast DC, MPD reports. Police have arrested a suspect in the incident. David Allen Shepherd, 48, was taken into custody in the 1400 block of Brentwood Parkway NE. MPD’s statement is below the jump. Arrest Made in Homicide … Read more →

David Allen Shepherd

  • Arrested: June 3, 2012
  • Age: 50
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Convicted by jury in the June 3, 2012, death of Henry Charles Miller.