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Gerald Brevard III biography: 13 things about Washington, D.C. man


Gerald Brevard III is a resident of Washington, D.C., United States who previously lived in Waldorf, Maryland, USA. Here are 13 more things about him:


  1. His father Gerald Brevard Jr. lives in Virginia, USA.
  2. He has a long arrest record dating to 2009.
  3. In 2013, his son was born. He is estranged from the boy’s mother, who would not let him see their son.
  4. In 2016, he was arrested in Washington, D.C.
  5. In July 2018, he was arrested in Washington, D.C. and pleaded guilty to attempted assault with a deadly weapon.
  6. In June 2019, he was found to be mentally incompetent to stand trial and was admitted to Saint Elizabeths Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Southeast, Washington, D.C.
  7. In July 2019, he was deemed fit to stand trial and pleaded guilty to the charges filed against him in 2018. He was sentenced to one year in prison but the sentence was later suspended.
  8. In 2021, he worked at a restaurant near a shelter where he had once lived.
  9. While living with a great-aunt in Washington, D.C., he allegedly shot a homeless man in Washington, D.C. at around 4:00 a.m. on March 3, 2022 and another person in Washington, D.C. at around 1:30 a.m. on March 8, 2022. Both victims were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
  10. At around 3:00 a.m. on March 9, 2022, he allegedly fatally stabbed and shot Morgan Holmes, 54, a homeless man, on New York Avenue in Washington, D.C.
  11. At around 3:20 a.m. on March 12, 2022, he arrived at Penn Station in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. At around 4:30 a.m., he allegedly shot a sleeping homeless man, then 38, in Manhattan. At around 5:00 a.m., he allegedly fatally shot another homeless man in New York. At around 5:20 a.m., he returned to Washington, D.C. from New York City.
  12. At around 2:30 a.m. on March 15, 2022, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents arrested him while he was walking near a gas station about 5 miles from the White House in Washington, D.C. Later that day, his father and his aunt Sheila Brevard told Gothamist that he struggled with mental illness and often slept on the street. She also told the New York Times that he was a union apprentice electrician who had difficulty keeping a job and sometimes worked at restaurants as a server. He is 18 years younger than Sheila, a former law enforcement officer who was a doctoral candidate in education when he was arrested that day.
  13. He was 30 years old when he was arrested on March 15, 2022.

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