From Capital Community News:

“Last night, the District’s press corp lost one of its own. Capital Community News (CCN) reporter Charnice Milton was tragically gunned down in an apparently random shooting near Good Hope Road at 9:40 p.m.

Charnice Milton was born on June 19, 1987 to Franice Milton. She lived with her mother in Benning Heights in Ward 7. A graduate of Ball State, she earned a Master’s from Syracuse.”

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at approximately 9:41 pm.

Officers investigating the sound of gunshots in the area of Good Hope and Naylor Roads, Southeast, located an adult female suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in the 2700 block of Good Hope Road, Southeast. The decedent was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

The decedent has been identified as 27 year-old Charnice Milton of Southeast, DC.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”