CRIME

Freddy Bernard Hawkins killed on Florida Avenue NW

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Shots were fired on Florida Avenue NW early Saturday, leaving one man dead and another injured.

Just after 1 a.m., police heard gunshots near Florida Avenue and North Capitol Street and noticed a dark vehicle driving away from the scene. Two victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds in the nearby Valero gas station parking lot. One of the victims, Freddy Bernard Hawkins, 28, died at a local hospital.

Police chased the vehicle to Interstate 695 near the northbound ramp to Interstate 295. Two of the four people found inside the vehicle were taken into custody.

Justine Wilson, 20, faces murder charges. Reese Williams, 23, has been charged with accessory after the fact.

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