Family: “10 years is not enough” for the Murder of Andre Jackson

Marquette Tibbs was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for the shooting death of Andre Jackson almost exactly two years ago. Tibbs pleaded guilty in September to voluntary manslaughter while armed for Jackson’s murder. He had originally been charged with first-degree murder. Two weeks earlier, Tibbs’ former co-defendant, Lamonte Perry, was acquitted of first-degree … Read more →

On Eve of Trial, Marquette Tibbs Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter

Marquette Tibbs pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter while armed Thursday for the shooting death of Andre Jackson on Nov. 4, 2012. He was scheduled to begin trial on Monday. Tibbs’ guilty plea comes two weeks after jurors acquitted his former co-defendant, Lamonte Perry, of first-degree premeditated murder, but deadlocked over the lesser-included charge of second-degree … Read more →

Mistrial Declared on Murder 2 in Lamonte Perry Murder Case

Judge Lynn Leibovitz declared a mistrial on a single murder charge against Lamonte Perry Monday, after a jury cleared him of some charges and convicted him of one but deadlocked on the final count. In court, the foreperson of the jury paused for a moment before telling Leibovitz that further deliberations could not help her … Read more →

Partial Verdict in Lamonte Perry Trial; Deliberations Continue

In a partial verdict delivered Monday, jurors cleared Lamonte Perry of first-degree premeditated murder, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, carrying a pistol outside of the home, and unlawful possession of a firearm. However, the jury has not reached a consensus for Perry’s remaining charges: second-degree murder and obstruction of justice, both … Read more →

Lamonte Perry Murder Trial Goes to the Jury

Jurors in the murder trial of Lamonte Perry have been told that Perry and Andre Jackson were very good friends. But as jurors head into deliberations, they must determine if Perry’s allegiance to his 37th street neighborhood outweighed his friendship, as prosecutors alleged, or if Perry was simply walking with his friends when Marquette Tibbs … Read more →

Trial Opens: Did Lamonte Perry Lead Andre Jackson To His Death?

Prosecutors say Lamonte Perry was loyal to his close friend Andre Jackson, but he was also loyal to his 37th street neighborhood. So on Nov. 4, 2012, Perry led Jackson behind an apartment complex and into an ambush set up by Marquette Tibbs, Assistant U.S. Attorney Erik Kenerson said Monday. And though Perry never fired … Read more →

Lamonte Perry Arrested in Connection with Nov. 2012 Andre Jackson Shooting

A 22-year-old Southeast DC man has been arrested in connection with the November 2012 shooting death of Andre Jackson. The suspect, identified by police as Lamonte Perry, is expected to be charged with felony murder while armed. Perry is the third person to be arrested in connection with the case. In court last week, Marquette … Read more →

Lamonte Perry

  • Arrested: Nov. 25, 2013
  • Age: 22
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Nov. 4, 2012, death of Andre Jackson.