Substantial Probability Found in Case Against Dominique Holmes

A judge found substantial probability Monday that Dominique Holmes committed second-degree murder in the shooting death of Ricky Kelly in October. Holmes’ co-defendant, Gregory Smithwick, is charged only with armed car jacking, though both were arrested for Kelly’s murder. On October 10, police found Kelly dead in the 100 block of Ivanhoe Street Southwest shot … Read more →

Gregory Smithwick Released to High Intensity Supervision

Judge Lynn Leibovitz ordered Gregory Smithwick’s release to high intensity supervision on Monday while he awaits an indictment. Smithwick and co-defendant Dominique Holmes were arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder and armed carjacking for the murder of 29-year-old Ricky Kelly. At Smithwick’s presentment, the judge did not find probable cause for the second-degree murder charge … Read more →

Murder Suspects Smithwick and Holmes Believed Victim Killed Their Friend

The two men suspected of killing 29-year-old Ricky Kelly believed Kelly had killed their friend Kevin Lucas, charging documents say. Dominique Holmes was held on a second-degree murder charge Saturday in connection with Kelly’s death. Holmes’ co-defendant, Gregory Smithwick, was held for armed carjacking, but not the murder charge for which he was arrested. Charging … Read more →

Two Arrests in Friday Morning Homicide

A shooting Friday morning killed 29-year-old Ricky Kelly of Southeast D.C., MPD announced. Police responding to a report of a shooting around 7:29 a.m. found Kelly inside a residence in the 100 block of Ivanhoe Street Southwest with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Two men were arrested: Gregory Smithwick, 22, … Read more →

Gregory Smithwick

  • Arrested: Oct. 10, 2014
  • Age: 22
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Oct. 10, 2014, death of Ricky Kelly.