Hyattsville man charged with murder in D.C. shooting
A Maryland man has been arrested and charged with the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old in Northwest Washington, D.C. police announced Friday.
Dwannell F. Bunting, 24, of Hyattsville is facing murder charges after police said he shot Antonio Hampton, 39, of no fixed address, on May 12. Around 10:30 p.m., police responded to a call for gunshots at First and L Streets NW and found Hampton with a gunshot wound to the head. He died the next day.
Police searched for suspects in the area after the shooting. They found Bunting, questioned him and arrested him. He will be charged with murder, police said.
Chief Cathy L. Lanier praised that police work as exemplary and essential to the quick arrest.
Washington Post Editors
May 14, 2010; 5:28 PM ET
Categories: Homicide , The District , Theola Labbé-DeBose
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