WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — The Metropolitan Police Department said they arrested a man for a deadly road rage incident that took place outside a gas station in Southeast D.C. on Wednesday.

Anthony Williams, 44, of Gaithersburg, Md. faces a charge of Second Degree Murder While Armed. Investigators said he shot and killed Brooklyn Michael Lynn, 33, of Southeast, Md. in the 2700 block of Good Hope Rd. SE.

Police said around 2:45 p.m. on Dec. 14, officers received a report about a crash and a shooting outside the gas station. When they got there, they found Lynn shot and unconscious. DC Fire and EMS took him to the hospital where he died.

Investigators said Williams was driving one of the cars involved in the wreck. Lynn was not in the other car. Instead, he arrived in a third vehicle. There was an interaction between Lynn and Williams. That’s when Williams supposedly shot Lynn.

Officers took Williams into custody. They said they recovered an illegal handgun.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announces an arrest has been made in reference to a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, in the 2700 block of Good Hope Road, Southeast.

At approximately 2:45 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a traffic accident and a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim, unconscious and unresponsive suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

Investigation at the scene revealed a collision between two vehicles. The suspect was operating one of the vehicles involved in the collision.  The victim, who was not involved in the collision, responded to the scene and interacted with the suspect. During the interaction, the victim was shot by the suspect. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers. An illegal handgun was recovered on the scene.

The decedent has been identified as 33-year-old Brooklyn Michael Lynn, of Southeast, MD. 

On Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 44-year-old Anthony Williams, of Gaithersburg, MD, was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed.