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Police arrest man in connection to deadly November shooting

Police arrested a 49-year-old man in the death of Darnell Shaw Jr. on Dec. 6. He has been charged with first-degree murder while armed.

WASHINGTON — Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a shooting that left another man dead in November

According to a release from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), the shooting happened on Nov. 9 in the 1300 block of Savannah Street.

When officers were called to the area just after midnight, they found a man who had been shot multiple times. That man, later identified as 38-year-old Darnell Shaw Jr., was taken to an area hospital for help and later died from his injuries.

Police arrested 49-year-old Andre White for Shaw's death on Dec. 6. He has been charged with first-degree murder while armed.

There is no word on a motive in this case at this time. 

Anyone who may have more information about this case is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099 or text the department's tip line at 50411.


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