UPDATE: Police Seek Public's Assistance Locating Homicide Suspec

Published on June 17, 2017

UPDATE: At approximately 5:45 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, Daejon Tyrie Jones was taken into custody without incident at a residence in Stafford County, Virginia. Jones was apprehended with assistance by the United States Marshals Service and the Stafford County Sheriff's Office and is being held in the Arlington County Detention Facility.

UPDATE: The suspect, Daejon Tyrie Jones, has been located and taken into police custody.


ARLINGTON, Va. — The Arlington County Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Daejon Tyrie Jones, 23, of Woodbridge, Virginia. Jones is wanted for Murder for his role in a homicide in the Nauck neighborhood. Jones is described as a black male, approximately 5'9" tall and weighing 190 pounds.

At approximately 11:20 p.m. on June 16, 2017, police responded to the 2400 block of S. Lowell Street for the report of a shooting. Arriving officers located one male victim suffering from a gunshot wound and began performing lifesaving measures. Arlington County Fire Department medics transported Adonis Wright, 35, of Washington, D.C. to George Washington University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The initial investigation revealed that this shooting resulted from a dispute that took place between known individuals. The suspect, Daejon Tyrie Jones, fled the scene prior to police arrival. This shooting is an isolated incident and there is no indication of any continued threat to the community.

Jones is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call 911 immediately and not approach the suspect. If you have additional information regarding this investigation, contact Detective S. Bertollini of the Arlington County Police Department's Homicide/Robbery Unit at 703-228-4243 or Sbertollini@arlingtonva.us. Information may also be provided anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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