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This Day in Black History: Oct. 24, 2002

This Day in Black History: Oct. 24, 2002

D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad arrested.

Published October 24, 2011

John Allen Muhammad, who masterminded sniper attacks in Washington D.C. that lasted three weeks and left 10 people dead, was arrested with his 17-year-old accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, while they slept at a Maryland rest top. Muhammad would be executed for his crimes in 2009.

(Photo: STR New / Reuters)

Written by Britt Middleton

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