Police arrest suspects for NE homicide

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police have arrested two people in connection to the homicide of Rashard Raigns.

The incident occurred Wednesday, June 4 at approximately 2:42 a.m. in the 1900 block of Fenwick Street, NE. Upon arrival, they located Raigns lying on the sidewalk, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Raigns was pronounced dead on the scene.

On June 10, 22 year-old William Smallwood was arrested and charged with 'Felony Murder While Armed in the Murder', police said.

On June 11, a juvenile male was arrested and charged with 'Felony Murder While Armed' in connection to the death of Reigns, police said.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department's TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.


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