“On 3/12/15 at around 1:30 a.m. MPD responded to the sound of a gunshot in the area of 8th and Jefferson Street, NW. Officers arrived on the scene and discovered the victim, an adult male, seated in a car suffering from a gunshot wound. DC FEMS arrived on the scene to render medical assistance but determined that the victim did not have any signs of life. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification to the next of kin.
If anyone has any information regarding this crime, please call the MPD CIC at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”
@alanhenney tweeted us:
“HOMICIDE – MAN SHOT IN HEAD EXECUTION STYLE IN VEHICLE, 800 blk Jefferson St NW, DC.”
Update from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred at the intersection of 8th and Jefferson St. Northwest.
On March 12, 2015, at approximately 1:33 am the Fourth District Patrol Officers received a radio run for the “sounds of gunshots.” Upon their arrival on the scene, the decedent was located in a vehicle; suffering from gunshot wounds. The decedent has been identified as 20 year-old Christopher Adams of Northwest, 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. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”
“Shortly before 7 PM on March 11, 2015, MPD units received a radio assignment for a male subject stabbed in the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue, NW. Units responded and located an adult male stabbed in the torso. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The lookout for the suspect is for a black male, approx. 25-35 years old, 5’10” – 6’ tall, wearing a black baseball cap, black jacket, and blue jeans. Anyone with information regarding this stabbing is asked to call (202) 727-9099.”