Man Arrested in Connection to Attempted Armed Robbery

class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-41458″ src=”” alt=”demetric-smith-mug” width=”167″ height=”225″ />Alexandria police arrest 21-year-old Demetric Smith in connection to an attempted robbery last week.

Police say Smith and 27-year-old Marchawn Johnson tried to rob a house on the 54-hundred block of Mansour Drive when the homeowner opened fire on Johnson, and he later died. Smith got away, but police were able to find him the next day.

Smith is now charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a felon.

KLAX ABC 31 News 11/17/14