via google maps
“MPD responded to the unit block of Hanover Place NW for sound of gunshots. Once on scene the officers located an adult male in and out of conscious and suffering from one shot to his rear shoulder/back. DCFEMS and EMS responded to the scene and took the male to the hospital. The male was pronounced while at the hospital. The case is being investigated by Homicide Branch. Any information please contact them directly. As for right now we have no look out for any suspects.”
Around 11pm readers started reporting:
“Wtf is going on in noma recently? Explosions, I swear I just heard like 10 gunshots.”
“about 12 shots heard by Hanover PL NW. Any ideas?”
“more than that! Plus someone injured.”
Update – full MPD report:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred in the Unit Block of Hanover Place, Northwest on Monday, February 27th, 2017.
At approximately 11:06 pm, officers responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS transported the victim to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 31-year-old James Mace III, 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.”