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Another Shooting in Mt. Vernon Square, More Trouble on 1300 Block of H St, NE

by Prince Of Petworth March 27, 2011 at 9:28 am 24 Comments


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Not a lot of info but at 2:21am Sat. night/Sun. morning AlertDC sent word that there was a:

“Shooting 1200 b/o 11th St NW No lookout DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911”

Last weekend there was a shooting nearby at 7th and N St, NW.

Update: MPD reports:

“This morning at 2:25 am, police responded for a shooting at an establishment in the 1200 block of 11th Street, NW. They discovered that an argument between 2 adult males led to one subject to shoot the other in the upper torso. Ambulance transported the victim to the hospital where he later died of his injuries. Police arrested the suspect.”

And more info from an MPD press release:

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced today a suspect has been arrested in the homicide that occurred in 1200 block of 11th Street, NW.

On Sunday, March 27, 2011, at approximately 2:25 am, members of the Third District responded to the 1200 block of 11th Street, NW for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival on scene, they found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at approximately 5 a.m. The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Jose Hernandez-Romero, of the 1400 block of N Street, NW.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found the suspect being restrained by witnesses to the shooting. The suspect identified as 24-year-old Alexis Pineda was arrested and charged with Murder Two While Armed. A firearm was recovered at the scene.


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And if you scroll down AlertDC you’ll see more unfortunate news from the 1300 block of H St, NE on Sat. afternoon at 2:36pm:

“Robbery Gun_1436 hours_1370 H St NE_lookout for a B/M, 5’3″, wearing a Redskins cap armed with a revolver last seen west on H st NE DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911”

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