@DCPoliceDept tweeted just after 9pm Thurs. night:
“5D Shooting // 1000 blk Rhode Island Ave NE // Adult male shot in the head unconscious not breathing”
Friday morning MPD updates:
On Thursday, August 23, 2012, at 2215 hours, units from the Fifth District responded to the 1000 block of Rhode Island Ave., NE, to investigate a 911 call for the sound of gunshots. Upon their arrival, the victim was located on the sidewalk in the block suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
DCFEMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital where he subsequently succumbed to his injuries.
The case is currently under investigation by members of the Homicide Branch.
Update from MPD:
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 1000 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE.
On Thursday, August 23, 2012, at approximately 10:15 pm units from the Fifth District responded to the 1000 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male victim, unconscious and unresponsive suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent is identified as 22 year-old Bidley Warren of Northeast, Washington, 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.