Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting Steps from D.C. School

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Within just a few days, police have made an arrest in a fatal shooting just steps from an elementary school.

    The shooting was reported just after 3:30 p.m. last Friday in the 600 block of Morris Place NE. The victim, 29-year-old Andre P. Joyner of Fort Washington, was found unconscious and not breathing. He was later pronounced dead.

    Monday, police arrested 29-year-old James Walter Yates III of southeast D.C. in connection with Joyner's death and charged him with murder while armed. 

    The shooting was around the corner from Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School. 

    Call police at 202-727-9099 if you have any information.