Notre Dame employee charged with murder in Washington DC

A University of Notre Dame employee has been arrested in Washington DC and charged with second degree murder while armed, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

The university confirmed the suspect, 37-year-old Nijinsky Latassia Dix, is an employee.

DC police were called to the 1000 block of 4th Street Southwest around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday for reports of gunshots.

Inside an apartment, police found 44-year-old Terry Hickman with gunshot wounds, reports said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The same day, Dix was arrested and charged with second degree murder while armed.

Police said the incident was domestic.

Dix is the program director of TRiO at Notre Dame.

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