“Around 3am, units received a call for a shooting in the 4800 blk of 9th St NW. Upon arrival an adult male was located suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He has been pronounced. Members of the Homicide Branch are investigating this case. Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”
Update from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 4800 block of 9th Street, Northwest.
On Saturday, March 1, 2014, at approximately 3:00 am, police officers from the Fourth District received a call for a shooting at 9th and Decatur Street, Northwest. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wound in the 4800 block of 9th Street, Northwest. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The decedent was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed to determine cause and manner of death.
The decedent has been identified as 51-year-old Billy Andre Harris of Northwest, Washington, DC.”