Petworth at War: Shooting Homicide at Georgia and Allison St, NW

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This has gotten beyond out of control. From MPD:

“Around 2am, [Fri/Sat] units received a call for sounds of gunshots and shooting victim at Georgia Avenue and Allison St NW. Officers discovered a male shooting victim who was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced.
The lookout is for 3 black males fleeing from the scene.
Currently, the 4400-4500 blks of Georgia Ave NW are temporarily closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
The Homicide Branch is on the scene investigating.
Anyone with information is asked to call 1-888-919-CRIME.”

From Council Member Bowser:

“Neighbors- Commander Missouri briefed me during the night about more violence in 4D last night. Chief Lanier has made additional police resources available in 4D to address this spate of violence. I will be in continued discussion with them today to discuss strategies in 4D. Police will be canvassing for evidence and talking to anyone who might have information.”

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