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Fatal Stabbing at Barcode Last Night, “Police are still on the scene investigating”

by Prince Of Petworth February 1, 2016 at 8:51 am 40 Comments

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From MPD:

“Crime Alert – There was a fatal stabbing last night inside the Barcode located at 1101 17th Street NW. Police are still on the scene investigating. There are no street closures at this time.”

Alan Henney tweeted:

“DOUBLE CLUB STABBING- Bar-Code at 1101 17th St NW-DC. 1 man critical, other serious. Crime scene INSIDE club.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred inside of an establishment in the 1100 block of 17th Street, Northwest.

On Sunday, January 31, 2016, at approximately 11:40 pm members of the Second District responded to an establishment for the report of a man down. Upon arrival members located two adult male victims suffering from stab wounds. D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported both victims to local hospitals for treatment. The first victim is in stable condition. The second victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 29-year-old Robinson Pal of Riverdale, 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.”

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