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Shooting Homicide around 2am near Petworth Metro possibly related to a man smashed in the face with handgun 20 minutes earlier

by Prince Of Petworth November 19, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0


via google maps

“Dear PoPville,

Woke up to gun shots at 155am followed by a heavy police presence near Otis Place and Georgia ave nw.”

From MPD:

“At 1:40 this morning an adult male victim was inside of La Morenita at 3539 block of Georgia Ave. NW. The victim went outside to smoke and asked the suspect for a cigarette. The male suspect produced a handgun from his waistband and struck the victim in the face with the gun. The victim fled on foot and flagged down police a short time later. As a result of the assault the victim was transported to the hospital for a minor injury to his nose.

The lookout for the suspect is a Hispanic male 30-35 years old, 5’6″ wearing a blue jacket.

Anyone with information regarding this offense can reach MPD at (202) 727-9099 or text to 50411″

Ed. Note: On Monday there was also an awful incident inside La Morenita.

From MPD:

“On Sunday, around 2:00 am, MPD officers responded to the sounds of gun shots in the 3600 block of Georgia Avenue, NW. During a canvass of the area, the officers located an adult male that was suffering from gunshot wounds in the 1000 block of Spring Road, NW. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the MPD at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”

Ed. Note: When MPD was asked by a resident if these two incidents were related they replied:

There is a probability however we don’t have enough information at this time. The cases are under investigation by detectives. We are working with ABRA to review the licensing of the establishment.

Anyone with Information is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411″

Full MPD report after the jump.

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 1000 block of Spring Road, Northwest, on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

At approximately 2:01 am, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the report of an unconscious person. Upon arrival, officers located an unconscious adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. All life-saving efforts failed and the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 25-year-old Christian Isaac Lopez Ramirez, 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 sending a text message to 50411.”

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