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U.S. Marshals Service and Metropolitan Police Department Seek Murder Suspect in DC


$10K reward offered for info leading to arrest

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For immediate release

Brian Kim, Deputy Commander

Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force
(202) 763-4332

Washington – The U.S. Marshals-led Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, along with the Metropolitan Police Department, is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection to a murder investigation.

Dreaun Young, 18, is wanted on a D.C. Superior Court arrest warrant for second-degree murder while armed and is suspected of killing Michael Brittingham, 26, who was found deceased Aug. 6, 2020, after police responded to a report of gunshots at a residence in the 600 block of 46th Place SE.

The U.S. Marshals are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Three portrait of male fugitive Dreaun Young

This case remains under investigation. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the Metropolitan Police Department TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411. Tips may also be submitted directly to the Marshals using the USMS Tips app.

The mission of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Force is to locate and apprehend the most violent and dangerous fugitives throughout the Washington metropolitan area. With offices in Washington, Virginia, and Maryland, the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force has developed, and will continue to develop, relationships with numerous federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies in order to help ensure the safety of the citizens of our nation's capital and surrounding areas.” 

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