Police: Man arrested for SE DC homocide

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - DC police arrested 26-year-old Derek Turner on Wednesday for a fatal shooting in Southeast, March 2017.

Police charged Turner with First Degree Murder while Armed. 

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The incident happened around 11 a.m. on March 1 on the 3500 block of Wheeler Road. Police heard gunshots and rushed to the scene where they found a man, inside of a car, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

DC Fire and EMS transported the victim to a hospital in critical condition. The victim died five days later from his injuries.

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Police said the victim was 28-year-old Andrew McPhatter from Southeast.

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