The Washington Post Sunday

Md. man arrested in fatal shooting


Alexandria police announced Saturday that they have arrested a Maryland man in connection with the shooting death of a 20year-old woman on Friday.

William Thomas Layton, 32, of Largo, Md., is being held without bond in the Alexandria detention center in connection with the death of Diamond Moore. Authoritie­s said Layton has been charged with murder, possession of a firearm by a violent felon and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Police responded to a report of a shooting on the 5500 block of Holmes Run Parkway about 9:45 a.m. Friday. They found Moore on the street with an upper-body injury. She was taken to a hospital, where she later died.

Police said this was the fourth killing in Alexandria this year.

Authoritie­s said the investigat­ion is ongoing and are asking anyone with informatio­n about the killing to contact Detective Loren King at 703-7466689.

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