Arrest made in murder of 14-year-old DC boy

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Metropolitan Police Department has made an arrest in the murder of a 14-year-old boy in Southeast D.C.

Steven Slaughter, 14, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 1700 block of Minnesota Avenue, SE on January 14, 2018. Lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

On Monday, March 5, 2018, police said that the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Anthony Deandre Allen, 21, of SE DC and charged him with First Degree Murder While Armed.