Jamari Payne arrested in shooting that killed Bacilio Villatoro

At 12:41 p.m. on Sept. 22, officers with the Fifth District responded to the 3000 block of Adams Street, Northeast for the report of a shooting. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they located a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. 

D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene to provide aid to the victim, but found no signs of life. The victim was then transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

He was identified as 57-year-old Bacilio Villatoro, of Silver Spring, Maryland.

Villatoro was a landscaper who was shot while on the job, according to reporting by The Washington Post.

On Friday, after obtaining a D.C. Superior Court arrest warrant, the Middle District of Pennsylvania U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested 21-year-old Jamari Payne, of no fixed address, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 

Payne will go through the extradition process where he will be returned to the District and charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed.


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