Monday, March 26, 2018

Fatal Stabbing Saturday in the 1300 Block of Florida & Arrests in Two Other Violent Incidents

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A man was stabbed early Saturday morning. At 3:03am officers from "the First District responded to the 1300 block of Florida Ave NE for a report of an assault. An adult male was found suffering from an apparent stab wound and transported to an area hospital." Efforts to save the man's life were unsuccessful. The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Derrick Wright, of Upper Marlboro, MD. If you have any information about this incident please call police at 202-727-9099, or anonymously text tips to 50411.

The victim in last week's stabbing in the 900 block of Mt. Olivet Road NE has died. He was identified as 52 year-old Andre Butler of SE. At approximately 2:32 pm on Thursday, March 22nd, "members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of a stabbing. Upon arriving on the scene, officers located an adult male, inside of a residence, suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. After all lifesaving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead." MPD arrested 35 year-old Fredrick Lorenzo Nowlin Jr., of no fixed address, for the murder. Nowlin is charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed.

Police also made an arrest in the March 17th in the non-fatal shooting of a female victim in the 1200 block of Simms Place NE. 23-year-old Daniel Geter of NW, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).

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