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“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the 1200 Block of North Capitol Street, Northwest.

At approximately 2:59 pm, members of the First District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 22-year-old Davane Williams, of Northeast, 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.”

One reader reported just after 3pm:

“North capital and M.. on the “usual” unit block.. someone just got shot. Heard 3 pops and then the police and fire Dept. Arrived almost immediately.”

From Alert DC:

“1D is on the scene of a shooting North Capitol Street, NW, M Street, NW. Lookout for B/M 25, wearing a black beanie with white writing, white tshirt under a hoodie, blue jeans with faded knees, white shoes, armed with a handgun, last seen on foot S/B through parking lot.”


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