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Another Shooting near the Columbia Heights Metro

by Prince Of Petworth June 14, 2016 at 1:31 pm 18 Comments

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From MPD:

“The MPD is currently investigating shooting that took place this morning in the 2900 block of 14th Street NW, in which an adult male was shot. Detectives from the Homicide Branch are currently investigating and anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

Update from MPD

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred inside a residence in the 2900 block of 14th Street, Northwest on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

At approximately 6:30 am, members of the Third District responded to reports of a shooting inside the listed location. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male victim, suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene and determined that there were no signs consistent with life. The victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

The decedent has been identified as 20-year-old Devonte Crawford of Northwest, 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 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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