(Washington, DC) — A teenager is charged as an adult in connection with the deadly shooting of a Northwest Washington woman. DC Police have arrested 17-year-old Devonte Carlton of Northwest in the murder of 48-year-old Deborah Brown last Saturday evening in the 2900 block of 14th Street. DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier says this type of gang-related violence threatens innocent members of the community. Mayor Adrian Fenty called Brown’s death a “tragic loss for her family and the entire community” and he commended police for making a quick arrest.
Courtesy Metro Networks