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D.C. Man Pleads Guilty in Deadly Shooting of Howard Student

A D.C. man has pleaded guilty in the Fourth of July shooting death of a Howard University student killed in a botched robbery attempt.


Omar Sykes. (Credit: Metropolitan Police Department)

Arrest Made In Murder of Howard Student Omar Sykes

District of Columbia police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a Howard University student Omar Sykes on July 4.


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Service Held For Slain Howard University Student

Omar Sykes, a Howard University student who was shot and killed on just before 11:30 p.m. on July 4, was remembered during a memorial service at the Andrew Rankin Chapel Wednesday.