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Marktwan Hargraves biography: 10 things about Waldorf, Maryland man who shot Nyiah Courtney

Marktwan Hargraves (©Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office)
Marktwan Hargraves (©Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office)

Marktwan Hargraves is an African-American man from Maryland, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Waldorf, Charles County, Maryland. (a)
  2. Aside from Waldorf, he has lived in other parts of Maryland including Temple Hills. (b)
  3. He is respectful and he does not have much of a criminal record, according to his Richard A. Finci. (c)
  4. On May 31, 2006, Jahi Chikwendiu photographed him along with four other African-American children at the corner of Southern Avenue and 23rd Street in Temple Hills. (b)
  5. On November 14, 2006, his great-grandfather Johnson Miller passed away in Maryland. (d)
  6. In 2020, he was arrested for motor vehicle theft and illegal possession of a handgun. (c)
  7. On July 16, 2021, he was allegedly driving a silver sedan when he opened fire on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Southeast, Washington, D.C., USA., shooting two adult females, two adult males and one child named Nyiah Courtney, 6, who died. He allegedly targeted the victims because of his connection to drug dealing. (a) (c) (e)
  8. On July 28, 2021, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested him inside of an apartment in Southeast. He was charged with second-degree murder while armed. (a) (e)
  9. He was 22 years old when he was arrested on July 28, 2021. (c) (e)
  10. Represented by Finci, he is scheduled to attend his trial in Maryland on motor vehicle theft and illegal possession of a handgun charges stemming from his arrest in 2020. (c)


(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)


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