The Washington Post

Man charged with murder in NE killing

- — Dana Hedgpeth

D.C. police have arrested and charged a man who they say was involved in a May homicide in Northeast Washington.

Juan Peterson, 31, of Northeast was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder while armed in the slaying of Lester Howard.

Howard, 28, of Southeast was fatally shot on May 15 in the 3900 block of Minnesota Avenue NE near the Anacostia Freeway in the Benning neighborho­od, according to D.C. police.

Two women and another man were also shot and treated for injuries that were not lifethreat­ening, police said.

Police said the case remains under investigat­ion.

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