Levoire Simmons, 16, of Northeast
WASHINGTON - A suspect is in custody accused of killing a 16-year-old boy in Northeast D.C. earlier this week, according to police.
The Metropolitan Police Department said Alphonso Oliver, 33, of Southeast was arrested in connection with the crime on Sunday.
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Oliver is accused of shooting and killing Levoire Simmons, 16, of Northeast early Tuesday morning in the 700 block of Kenilworth Terrace, Northeast.
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Police say Oliver is charged with second degree murder while armed.
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Officials have not revealed when Oliver is due in court.