The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that an arrest has been made in the murder of 14-year-old Arthur Daniels, which occurred on Saturday, February 28, 2009 in the 4100 block of Minnesota Ave NE. On Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at 8:00 am, 18-year-old Ransom John Hilton Perry, Jr., of Northeast, Washington, DC was arrested and charged with Murder I While Armed. Perry was arrested, without incident, after a search warrant was served at his home with the assistance of members of the department’s Emergency Response Team.
On Saturday, February 28, 2009, at approximately 10:50 pm, members of the Sixth District and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department personnel responded to the 4100 block of Minnesota Avenue, NE for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they discovered 14-year-old Arthur Daniels of Northeast, Washington, DC suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The investigation is ongoing.