Maryland Teen Arrested in Northwest DC Woman's Death

Woman Fatally Shot in September

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia police arrested a 17-year-old Maryland boy in connection with a September slaying.

Officers arrested Ricky Donaldson, of Fort Washington, on Friday, charging him as an adult with first-degree murder in the Sept. 13 shooting of Deloris Persha, police said.

Authorities found the 44-year-old Persha with several gunshot wounds on V Street in northwest D.C. She died at a hospital five days later.

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