DC police arrest, charge 19-year-olds with Prince George’s Co. man’s death

Two 19-year-olds have been arrested in connection with a homicide that took place in Southwest D.C. last year.

Aaron Walker of Southeast and Dasani Dawson of Northwest were taken into custody Friday and charged with first-degree murder, according to D.C. police.

Police said on Aug. 9, 2022, an off-duty officer was flagged down in the 100 block of Irvington Street at around 5 p.m. At the scene, the officer saw a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

D.C. Fire and EMS took the victim, identified as 20-year-old Brian Buxton of Fort Washington, Maryland, to a hospital, where he died of his injuries.

The case remains under investigation.

Below is a map of the approximate location where the 2022 shooting occurred.

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Kate Corliss

Kate Corliss is a Digital Writer/Editor for WTOP.com. She is a senior studying journalism at American University and serves as the Campus Life Editor for the student newspaper, The Eagle. Before joining WTOP, she covered local Connecticut news at the Rivereast News Bulletin and reported on Congress

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