D.C.’s most wanted fugitive captured in Florida by US Marshals

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington, D.C.’s most wanted fugitive, 19-year-old Nyjell Outler, has been captured by the U.S. Marshals Service and extradited to Washington, D.C.

Marshall was wanted for a double shooting he committed that left one person dead.

Outler after his arrest was extradited to Washington, DC to face charges for a homicide that occurred on Saturday, March 20, 2021, in the unit block of Madison Street, Northeast.

“At approximately 7:44 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting,” the D.C. Metro Police Department reported last March. “Upon arrival, members located two adult male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and after finding no signs consistent with life, one of the victims remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The second victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.”

The decedent has been identified as 21-year-old Demetris Johnson, of Southeast, DC.

As a result of the investigation, the suspect was identified and an arrest warrant was obtained for 19-year-old Nyjell Outler, of Northeast, DC, charging him with Second Degree Murder While Armed.

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, members of the US Marshals Florida Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested 19-year-old Nyjell Outler, of Northeast, DC in South Bay, Florida.

“Outler was extradited to Washington, DC. On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, he was transported to the Homicide Branch where he was charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed. We would like to thank the community for their assistance in providing multiple tips in this case,” the department said. “We would also like to thank the United States Marshals Service for their support in the investigation and offering additional reward money for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the suspect in this case.”