04/26/15 7:54am

From MPD – Homicide 400 block Butternut Street NW:

“On Sunday, April 26, 2015, around 2:00 am, MPD responded to the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival two victims were found suffering from gun shot wounds. One of the victims subsequently expired from the wounds. Homicide detectives are conducting the investigation.

If anyone has any information that are asked to call the MPD CIC at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 400 block of Butternut Street, Northwest.

On Sunday, April 26, 2015 at approximately 1:59 am, members of the Fourth District responded to the report of a shooting in the 400 block of Butternut Street, Northwest. Upon arrival, they located two adult males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the first victim to a local hospital. The second victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia and pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 39 year-old Darryn Conte of Waldorf, Maryland.”

@dcpolicedept tweeted also around 2am:

“Shooting @ 0141 hrs in the 700 Blk 5th Street, NE. Adult male shot with no lookout at this time.”

04/24/15 7:55pm

From Metro Transit Police:

“The Metro Transit Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying the below pictured individual as part of an investigation into an Assault that occurred at Eastern Market Metrorail Station on Friday, April 24, at approximately 1:05 p.m.

Incident Summary: The victim, a 69-year-old male, reports being pushed by an unknown male suspect while exiting the train. Subsequently, the victim and suspect engaged in a verbal altercation on the escalator. The suspect then punched the victim in the face with a closed fist. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Anyone who is able to identify the individual pictured below is asked to call Metro Transit Police Detectives at (202) 962-2121 and reference case #2015-21061. Tips also can be sent via text message to “MyMTPD” (696873).

There are no current warrants for the individual pictured below in reference to this case.

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04/24/15 4:30pm


From an email:

“WHEN: Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days

WHERE: Along Wisconsin Avenue from P Street to Reservoir Road, NW. This is the Book Hill area of Georgetown, known for its charming independent boutiques and art galleries.

DETAILS: The Book Hill area of Georgetown—known for its charming independent boutiques, antique stores and art galleries—transforms into an open-air market evoking those in Paris. Attendees can expect more than 40 local shops offering savings up to 75% on designer clothing for men, women and children, art and home furnishings, plus French fare, entertainment, and more. The festival is family-friendly, with mimes, caricature artists, facepainting, strolling musicians and a lineup of local jazz acts.”