Md. man extradited to face murder charges in Georgetown shooting death

A Maryland man has been extradited from Jamaica to face murder charges in a shooting death on a sidewalk in Georgetown in January.

Ranje Wade Chin Reynolds, 24, of Beltsville, Maryland, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Tarek Boothe, 27, of Alexandria. He’s being held without bond.

Boothe was shot in the head on the sidewalk in the 3200 block of M Street Jan. 31 at about 6:15 p.m. and died later at a hospital, prosecutors and police said in a statement Friday.

Reynolds was arrested last month in Kingston, Jamaica, at the request of U.S. law enforcement. He was in court Friday and is set to return Oct. 3.

Rick Massimo

Rick Massimo came to WTOP, and to Washington, in 2012 after having lived in Providence, R.I., since he was a child. He's the author of "A Walking Tour of the Georgetown Set" and "I Got a Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival."

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