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view from 7th and O Street, NW

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, in the 1300 block of 7th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 11:33 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location after hearing the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 18 year-old Malick Cisse, 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.”

A readers reported around 11:30pm:

“Multiple shots fired on 7 and N NW- looks like a man is being taken to the hospital now. Police have blocked off the entire intersection.”

“heard what sounded like multiple gunshots in Shaw ~11:30pm from direction of 7th and N NW. significant police response, 7th closed to traffic.”

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 1200 block of 7th Street NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the upper body.

Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area as we investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

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