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Early Morning Shooting at 14th and Taylor Street, NW – Homicide


14th and Taylor Street, NW

MPD reported at 5:22am: “Alert: Shooting at 14th & Taylor St, NW. No lookout.”

A reader tells us it happened around 5am and that there is a Homicide team on the scene.

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in the 4100 block of 14th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 5:04 am, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the report a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim 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 30 year-old Nurudeen Thomas, of Greenbelt, MD.

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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