Police Search for Woodbridge Man Wanted for Saturday Homicide

WASHINGTON — The Arlington County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating a man wanted for his role in a Saturday night homicide in the Nauck neighborhood.

Suspect Daejon Tyrie Jones is considered armed and dangerous. Jones, 23, is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. (Courtesy Arlington County police)

Police responded to a report of a shooting at the 2400 block of S Lowell Street in Arlington at 11:20 p.m. Saturday. Police found Adonis Wright, 35, of D.C. suffering from a gunshot wound, according to an Arlington County news release.

Wright was transported to George Washington University Hospital, where he died.

Investigators believe the shooting resulted from a dispute between Wright and suspect Daejon Tyrie Jones, who fled the scene before the police arrived.

Jones, 23, is a black male. He is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. Jones is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about Jones’ whereabouts should call 911 and not approach the suspect. Anyone with additional information regarding the investigations should contact Detective S. Bertollini
at 703-228-4243.

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