D.C. man shot during alleged kidnapping bid is charged with killing attacker
WP -- The Dec. 29 incident happened in the 5000 block of Ayers Place Southeast, when police allege that Hale and Darnell Rivers, 22, kidnapped Brown, perhaps to hold him for ransom, according to court documents. But police said Brown also had a gun, and the three men opened fire inside a gray Mazda. Police said Rivers was killed and both Hale and Brown were wounded. Hale is charged with kidnapping Brown and Brown is charged with killing Rivers.