Police searching for suspects in 2 D.C. homicides

WASHINGTON, D.C. – D.C. Police announced they are searching for suspects in two separate homicides.

Southeast

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The first homicide happened at the 700 block of 12th Street, Southeast on June 10.

Police say they responded to a home around 6:45 p.m. to check on the welfare of 40-year-old Wykeena Ferguson.

Upon arrival, police say officers found Ferguson unconscious and unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead.

Police have identified the suspect in this case as 48-year-old Xavier Dunmore, of Southeast, D.C. Dunmore is described by police as a Black male, 6’2” tall, 280 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

 

Northwest

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The second homicide happened at the 400 block of 2nd Street, Northwest on July 2.

Police say they responded to the scene around 5:35 p.m. for the report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, police say officers found 34-year-old William May, of Southeast, D.C. suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Police have identified the suspect in this case as 37-year-old Reginald Johnson. He is described by police as a Black male, approximately 5’10” in height, weighing approximately 210 pounds, with green eyes and was last seen with a Mohawk style haircut.  He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about these incidents should contact police at 202-727-9099.

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