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Fourth Arrest Made in a Homicide: 1400 Block of Cedar Street, Southeast

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced a fourth arrest has been made in reference to a homicide that occurred on Saturday, July 4, 2020, in the 1400 block of Cedar Street, Southeast.

 

At approximately 9:21 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a juvenile male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

 

The decedent has been identified as 11-year-old Davon McNeal, of Southeast, DC.

 

On Monday, August 31, 2020, 25 year-old Marcel Gordon, of Capital Heights MD, turned himself in for his role in this offense. Pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, he has been charged with First Degree Murder while Armed (Premeditated). Gordon does have a prior arrest for Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

Previously, On Thursday, July 9, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, an 18 year-old adult male, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder while Armed (Premeditated).

On Friday, July 10, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a 22 year-old adult male, of Hillcrest Heights, MD. He has been charged with First Degree Murder while Armed (Premeditated).

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 20 year-old adult male, of Oxon Hill, MD. He has been charged with First Degree Murder while Armed (Premeditated).

This case remains under investigation.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. 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 sending a text message to 50411.

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