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A reader reports: “I spoke to two cops this morning who are still on the block after shooting lastnight. They said there were two shots, and one fatality. There is still tape up and multiple police cars on the block.”

From MPD: “The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 100 block of Q Street NW. An adult male has sustained critical injuries.

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

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

Full report from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, May 4, 2020, in the 100 block of Q Street, Northwest.

At approximately 10:26 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers located an unconscious adult male, suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 38 year-old Stanley Dawkins, of Northwest, DC.

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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