WASHINGTON — Police say a Washington, D.C. teenager has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old last year.
Metropolitan police said in a news release that the 16-year-old boy was and charged with felony murder Friday.
Members of the Seventh District responded to a location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, an unconscious and unresponsive male was found suffering from several gunshot wounds.
The victim, identified as 17-year-old James Anthony Smith, was taken to a hospital. Police say he was pronounced dead after all lifesaving efforts failed.
It’s unclear if the 16-year-old has a lawyer.