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Arlington Man Dies After Apparent Assault in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Ave, NW

by Prince Of Petworth July 7, 2014 at 12:25 pm 11 Comments

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are investigating an undetermined death, which occurred in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest.

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at approximately 1:49 am, Second District officers responded to the report of an assault in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male lying on the ground. DC Fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was admitted for treatment. On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 57 year-old Michael Hrizuk of Arlington, Virginia.

The decedent’s remains have been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. A determination of the cause and manner of death is pending the results of an autopsy.

The investigation is continuing.

The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case 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.”

UPDATE from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department have announced that the undetermined death, which occurred in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest has been ruled a homicide.

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at approximately 1:49 am, Second District officers responded to the report of an assault in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male lying on the ground. DC Fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was admitted for treatment. On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 57 year-old Michael Hrizuk of Arlington, Virginia.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the cause to be blunt impact head injury and the manner of death is homicide.

The investigation is continuing.”

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