Washington, DC


From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 900 block of 12th Street, Northeast, on Friday, February 17, 2017

At approximately 9:21 pm, members of the First District responded to the location for the report of sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult male unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and EMS transported the victim to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 53-year-old Eric Linnair Wright, 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.”

“Units from the Third District are currently investigating a shooting with multiple crime scenes along Georgia Avenue, NW, at both Euclid and Morton Streets. Because of this police activity, drivers are asked to avoid this area.

Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation is asked to call the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.”

“Shooting at 0357 hrs in the 1300 block of Florida Ave NE. Lookout for B/M 5’7 dark jacket and cap armed with a silver handgun”


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