Ed. Note: Sorry for the delay in posting – was out of town Friday and Saturday.
A reader reports:
“Wanted to alert you to a shooting that just occurred in Mt. Pleasant ~1800 alley between Irving and Harvard. Report is that a man was shot in the neck in his car. The shooter peeled away in a car and the victim apparently drove approximately 40-50 yards before crashing, as shown in the picture.”
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 1800 block of Harvard Street, Northwest on Friday, September 18, 2015, at approximately 7:44 pm.
Members of the Fourth District responded for the report of a shooting and upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to an area hospital, where lifesaving efforts failed and he was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 25 year-old Charles Antonio Welch, of Fort Washington, 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 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.”