The Metropolitan Police Department announced that an arrest has been made in a fatal shooting which occurred in September 2007 at 45th and Quarles Streets, NE. On Monday, March 3, 2008, members of the department’s Violent Crimes Branch arrested 21-year-old Cyrus C. Harrison, of the 500 block of 48th Place, NE. He was charged with First Degree Murder While Armed in the fatal shooting of George Hill.
At approximately 9:07 pm on Monday, September 24, 2007, officers from the Sixth District responded to 45th and Quarles Streets, NE for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival they located 30-year-old George Hill, of the 1300 block of Cougar Lane in Capitol Heights, Maryland, suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was transported to the Washington Hospital Center’s Med STAR Unit and pronounced dead.