Friday, December 14, 2018

Suspect in Custody in Connection with Domestic-Related Fatal Shooting in City of District Heights

Homicide Unit detectives charged a suspect in connection with a domestic-related homicide in the City of District Heights. The suspect is 17-year-old Jonte Graham of the 6800 block of Atwood Street in District Heights. He’s charged as an adult for the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Antoine Colter who was most recently living on Constitution Avenue in Northwest Washington. The suspect’s mother was married to the victim.
On December 8th, at approximately 5:25 pm, patrol officers were called to the 6800 block of Atwood Street for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Colter suffering from gunshot wounds inside of an apartment. He was pronounced dead a short time later.
The preliminary investigation reveals Graham shot Colter following an argument. Graham is charged with first and second degree murder. He’s in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

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