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Man Stabbed on the 1200 block of Connecticut Ave, Suspect Arrested – UPDATE: Homicide Investigation

by Prince Of Petworth November 18, 2013 at 9:30 am 6 Comments

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This morning @IAFF36 tweeted:

“Stabbing (230am) – 18th St & Connecticut Ave NW – male stabbed, unconscious, treated & transported to trauma center #DCFD”

@DCPoliceDept tweeted around 2:10am:

“2D Stabbing- 1200 blk Conn Ave NW/ No lookout”

The Washington Post reported that a subject was arrested after a “sizable group of men and women came out of the Midtown Night Club” and a fight broke out.

UPDATE from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing which occurred in the 1200 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest.

On Monday, November 18, 2013 at approximately 2:10 am, officers from the Second District responded to the 1200 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest for the report of a disorderly fight. Upon their arrival, they located an unconscious adult male suffering from an apparent stab wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy.

The decedent is identified as 22 year-old Sephar Jean-Simon of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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.”

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