Shooting Homicide on 1st Street, NW between P and Q

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the homicide of an adult male victim that occurred in the 1500 block of First Street, Northwest on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at approximately 1:00 am.
Additional information regarding the incident will be released as it becomes available.

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 responsible 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.”

@DCPoliceDept tweeted:

“Shooting: 0105 hrs in the 1500 block of 1st Street, NW. No lookout”

A reader tweeted us:

“Hey @PoPville at least 6 shots fired at 1st and Q, NW in Truxton Circle”

UPDATE from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the homicide that occurred in the 1500 block of First Street, Northwest on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at approximately 1:00 am.
Fifth District officers responding to a call for the sounds of gunshots located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the block, unconscious and unresponsive. The decedent was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has been identified as 27 year-old Lawrence Alonzo Carter, of Northwest, Washington.

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 responsible 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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