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Posted at 5:54 PM ET, 12/27/2010

Lorton man charged with 2009 killing

By David P. Marino-Nachison

A Lorton man has been charged with murder in the 2009 death of a man from Northwest D.C.

Police responded to the 1300 block of Fort Stevens Drive NW on Feb. 6, 2009, at around 12:30 p.m. after a report of a shooting, police said Monday. They found Joseph Barton, 40, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

On Monday morning, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Lamar Smith, 36, charging him with Murder One while Armed.

By David P. Marino-Nachison  | December 27, 2010; 5:54 PM ET
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