The Metropolitan Police made two arrests Wednesday in connection with two separate murders in Southeast and Northeast sections of the District of Columbia.
Police charged 22-year-old Diquan Lucas, of Northeast DC with second-degree murder while armed in connection with a fatal shooting around 8:32 p.m. on Nov. 21. in the 2300 block of Ainger Place, SE. Police arrived at the scene and found 33-year-old Brian Tyrell Butler of SE suffering from gunshot wounds.
Butler was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a local hospital, officials said.
John Fenner, 49, of Northeast DC was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder while armed. Police said the shooting erupted on May 18, and police responded to a 911 call at 5:24 p.m. at the 100 block of T Street, NE.
Two males were found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds: 25-year-old Jonathan Hernandez of SE was pronounced dead after arriving at an area hospital, while a second unidentified man was treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital. Police said the shooting was premeditated.