Suspect has been arrested and charged with murder
On Wednesday, April 7, in the early morning, two people were taken to the hospital after being shot by an off-duty Pentagon Police Officer. When police arrived on the scene, the shooter identified himself and claimed that the two were breaking into a car.
The pair were rushed to Prince George's Hospital, but neither survived the gunshot wounds. They were later identified by Takoma Park Police as 32-year-old Dominique Williams and 38-year-old James Lionel Johnson.
The following day, April 8, the Takoma Park Police Department obtained a warrant for the arrest of the off-duty officer, who was identified as David Hall Dixon. He was arrested and faces five charges, including two counts of second degree murder.
Editor's Note: This is an ongoing story and will be updated as details become known or events unfold.
Andrew Gelman. Sports Editor More »