Arrest made in Friday D.C. murder case

WASHINGTON, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred on Friday, December 11, 2020, at the intersection of 21st Street and Benning Road, Northeast.

At approximately 3:58 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of a traffic accident. Upon arrival, members located an adult male, inside a vehicle, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and after finding no signs consistent with life, the victim remained on the scene until being transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has been identified as 35 year-old Antoine Pierce, of District Heights, MD.