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Arrest made in deadly shooting on Green Line Metro train in DC

By Brian Farrell,


WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — Police said Friday that members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force found arrested the man wanted for the murder of a 17-year-old boy that took place on a Metro train in May.

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) said Keith N. Williams , 23, of Southeast D.C. faces the charge of First Degree Murder while Armed- Felony Murder.

Williams is accused of killing Brendan Ofori, 17, of Fort Washington, Md.

Person wanted in shooting, killing of 17-year-old boy on Metro Green Line train in DC

MPD and officers with the Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) received word that someone who had been shot was on a train in the Navy Yard Metro Station on May 28. When police arrived, they found Ofori.

Investigators determined somebody shot Ofori on a Green Line train as it was heading to the Waterfront Metro Station. The train operator became aware of the shooting as the train arrived at Navy Yard where it stopped. Ofori died there.

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