“On Sunday around 2:00 am, MPD responded to the sounds of gunshots in the 4800 block of Kansas Avenue NW and found two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. One of them was taken to local hospital and is in very critical condition. The second male was pronounced dead. Currently the only description for a suspect is a Hispanic male wearing a white t-shirt who was last seen running south on Kansas Avenue NW.
Anyone with information is asked to contact MPD at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”
“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 2600 block of 15th Street, NW. An adult male victim has been taken to an area hospital for treatment. Motorists and pedestrians should avoid the area due to road closures.
Anyone with information is asked to call (202) 727-9099.”
“Shortly after 12:30 AM on July 30, 2017, MPD units received a 911 call for a man with a gun in the 900 block of Longfellow Street, NW. The complainant reported that he was doing his laundry in his building’s laundry room when the suspect threatened him with a gun. The suspect was located and was positively identified by the complainant as the one who threatened him with a gun. The suspect was placed under arrest for ADW Gun. A revolver, which turned out to be an imitation starter pistol, was also found in the suspect’s proximity.”
Full MPD release on Petworth homicide after the jump.
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 4800 block of Kansas Avenue, Northwest, on Sunday, July 30, 2017.
At approximately 2:00 am, members of the Fourth District responded to the area for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, they discovered two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims was discovered in the 4800 block of Kansas Avenue, Northwest, unconscious, but breathing. He was transported to an area hospital in grave condition. The second victim was discovered in the 4800 block of 5th Street, Northwest, unconscious and unresponsive. DC Fire and EMS found no signs consistent with life and pronounced him dead. The victim remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
The decedent has not been identified.
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.”