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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The Metropolitan Police Department has made an arrest in the death of a 48-year-old man from NW, D.C.

Police said the homicide happened on January 16, 2014 in the 1500 block of Gallatin Place, NE.

According to authorities, they found the victim, Kevin Lanard James suffering from a gunshot wound. James was taken to the hospital and was pronounced dead, authorities said.

Police arrested 43-year-old, Kevin Darrell Boykins of Mount Rainer, Maryland on Thursday in connection with the homicide.

Boykins is being charged with first degree felony murder while armed in connection with the homicide of Kevin Lanard James, authorities said.

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