This Day in Black History: Oct. 24, 2002

D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad arrested.

Posted: 10/24/2011 04:31 PM EDT
D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad arrested.

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)

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