D.C. Police Say Fatal Shooting Was in Self-Defense
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WASHINGTON — D.C. police say they won’t pursue charges against a man arrested in a fatal shooting this week because it appears he may have acted out of self-defense.
Kenneth Brown had been arrested Wednesday in the shooting of Thomas Terrell Jamison on the 1200 block of Raum Street northeast.
Police found the 43-year-old Brown suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital and charged with second-degree murder while armed.
But the department on Thursday said it now appears that Brown may have acted in self-defense and that he won’t face any charges.
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