2nd Suspect in Killing of 10-Year-Old Makiyah Wilson Turns Himself In

Makiyah Wilson, 10, was killed after four men jumped out of a car in Northeast D.C. and began shooting into a crowd

A second suspect in the shooting death of a 10-year-old D.C. girl has been arrested, police say. 

Quentin Michals, 21, turned himself in to police Monday morning. Police named Michals as a suspect in Makiyah Wilson's death Saturday.

He has been charged with first-degree murder while armed. 

Michals is the second person to be arrested in the little girl's death. 

Qujuan Thomas, 20, from Southeast D.C., was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree murder while armed, D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said at a press conference.

Thomas is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday afternoon. 

Wilson was only steps from her Northeast Washington home on July 16 when five men jumped out of a car and opened fire into a crowd, police said.

Police are still looking for information on the three other men and ask anyone with information to contact police. There's a reward of up to $45,000 for information in the case.

Newsham would not comment on the suspects' motive. 

Four other people, including Wilson's 18-year-old sister, were shot and wounded.

"When she actually passed and took her last breath, she was laying right there in front of her doorway," Donnetta Wilson said in a previous interview.

Police said more than 60 shots were fired before the men got back in the car and sped off. Police believe a fifth suspect stayed inside the Infiniti sedan.

The car, which Newsham says was stolen, was found in Oxon Hill, Maryland, days after the shooting. An exact location was not released.

A woman who was the victim of a carjacking told News4 that her vehicle was used in the shooting.

Bowser said Wilson's death was devastating. 

"She should have returned to school this week," Bowser said. "We won’t be satisfied until we find justice in her murder."

At Wilson's funeral, faith leaders urged the community to help police find the gunmen.

"This is a outright violation, and you should demand that whoever those cowards are, they can’t sleep, they can’t eat," minister Rahim Jenkins said at Wilson's funeral.

Wilson had recently completed fourth grade and was enjoying her summer break, Wilson's grandmother, Pandora Wilson, said.

"Makiyah, she was special," Pandora Wilson said. "She loved football. She loved all kinds of sports."

Wilson was the youngest of four siblings and had recently celebrated her 10th birthday.

"It's so hard to put it in words because it don't feel real, you know?" Pandora Wilson said. "It's so senseless."

Police camera footage shows the moments the masked gunmen pulled up to the courtyard and opened fire while families were outside. 

"At 8 o'clock at night, this is a full courtyard. It's full of children, it's full of families," said Wilson's cousin, Raven Hall.

The family has pleaded for the suspects to come forward.

"God's gonna see that they get their justice," Pandora Wilson said. "They are gonna have to answer for it, whether it's down here or up there."

It wasn’t immediately clear if the Thomas and Michaels had an attorney who could speak to the charges.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099. Those wishing to remain anonymous may text a message to 50411.

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