Three D.C. males have been indicted on a cost of first-degree homicide whereas armed within the January capturing loss of life of a bystander exterior of a comfort retailer.

Three D.C. males have been indicted on a cost of first-degree homicide whereas armed within the January capturing loss of life of a bystander exterior of a Southeast comfort retailer, and different fees, in line with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for D.C.

Steven Metts, 18, Keondre Carroll, 21, and Jovontae Wallace, 19, had been indicted Friday on one rely of first-degree homicide whereas armed, two counts of kidnapping whereas armed, one rely of armed theft, and 4 counts of possession of a firearm throughout a criminal offense of violence, the U.S. Attorney’s Office mentioned.

Both Metts and Carroll are every moreover charged with assault with a harmful weapon and different associated firearms fees.

On the night of Jan. 23, the three males drove their car to the 3000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Southeast and fired roughly 29 pictures, fatally putting bystander Raymond Ballard, according to a news release.

On Jan. 24, the lads drove the identical car to the 4600 block of Livingston Road in Southeast and tried to rob somebody of a Moose Knuckle jacket, following the Metrobus the individual fled into and boxing the bus in on the intersection, in line with the discharge.

Two of the lads boarded the bus with firearms and took the sufferer’s jacket. They then exited the bus, bought again into the car and started driving away whereas capturing on the bus, prosecutors mentioned.

All three defendants are being held with out bond, pending trial.

Get breaking information and each day headlines delivered to your electronic mail inbox by signing up right here.

© 2024 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This web site just isn’t supposed for customers positioned throughout the European Economic Area.