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D.C. Police are reporting an arrest has been made in last week’s Kenyon Street homicide.
As you may recall from last week, the murder took place inside a home. The shooter also injured a small child. According to police:
“On Thursday, December 11, 2008, police responded to the 600 block of Kenyon Street, NW, to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, an adult male was located inside of a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim who was identified as 37-year-old Franklin Wesley Johnson was later pronounced dead on the scene. A young male child was also located suffering from a gunshot wound. He was subsequently taken to an area hospital and admitted in stable condition.”
The arrest came yesterday morning:
“At approximately 9:15 am on Sunday, December 14, 2008, members from the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 30-year-old Allen Butler of Largo, Maryland. Mr. Butler has been charged with First Degree Murder in this case.”
WJLA reports that no motive has yet come to light in the killing.