D.C. Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in Takoma Park

A Washington, D.C. man was arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection with a Dec. 1, 2020 shooting in Takoma Park.

Alphonzo Marki Fluellyn, 21, of Sheridan St. NW, was charged with attempted first degree murder, attempted armed robbery, first degree assault, reckless endangerment and possession of a loaded handgun.

According to Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul, police responded to the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue for the report of a shooting at 9:24 p.m. on Dec. 1 of last year. When officers arrived, they found a spent shell casing in the the parking lot of the property and learned that the suspect had attempted to rob a person at gunpoint prior to assaulting them.

Through further investigation , police learned the name of the suspect and arrested him Jan. 20. Fluellyn was taken to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit where he remains.

A preliminary hearing is tentatively set for Feb. 19 at 8:30 a.m. in Rockville.

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Suzanne Pollak

About Suzanne Pollak

Suzanne is a freelance reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She has over 35 years professional experience writing for newspapers, magazines, non-profit newsletters and the web.


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