Maurice Blakely | Homicide Watch DC news about Maurice Blakelyen-usWed, 31 Dec 2014 16:41:37 -0500Two Arrested in Gregory Lee's Christmas Eve Murder<p>Two D.C. men were arrested Wednesday in connection with the the Christmas Eve shooting death of 28-year-old <a href="">Gregory Lee</a>, MPD announced.</p> <p>Police say <a href="">Maurice Blakely</a>, 23, and <a href="">Joseph Minor</a>, 24 are suspected of second-degree murder while armed. <span id="more-26871"></span></p> <p>Police <a href="">found</a> Lee in the 1200 block of Stevens Road Southeast with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.</p> <p>Lee is one of four people killed in homicides on December 24.</p> <p><em>A press release from MPD is below:</em> </p> <blockquote><p>Two Arrests Made in Homicide: 1200 block of Stevens Road, Southeast</p> <p>(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that two arrests have been made in the homicide which occurred in the 1200 block of Stevens Road, Southeast.</p> <p>On Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at approximately 9:05 pm, officers from the Seventh District responded to a call for the sound of gunshots in the 1300 block of Stevens Road, Southeast. An adult male suffering from a gunshot wound was located in the 1200 block of Stevens Road, Southeast. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and found no signs consistent with life. Members of The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner transported the decedent to their facility.</p> <p>The decedent has been identified as 28-year-old Gregory Lee, of Southeast, Washington, DC.</p> <p>On Wednesday, December 31, 2014, two arrests were made pursuant to two DC Superior Court arrest warrants. Members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 23-year-old Maurice Blakely of Southeast, Washington, DC and Sixth District Detectives along with members of Sixth District Patrol arrested 24 year-old Joseph Minor of Northeast, Washington, DC, charging them both with Second Degree Murder while Armed in connection to the shooting death of Gregory Lee.</p></blockquote> Imari WilliamsWed, 31 Dec 2014 16:41:37 -0500 LeeMaurice BlakelyJoseph Minor