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Hannah writes: “any updates on the shooting from early this morning located at the 1200 block of 1st St NE? I got a DC crime alert update at 3:46AM

The MPD alert said: “Shooting in the 1200 b/o 1st St, NE. Lookout for 3-5 males wearing all black clothing.”

At 4:34am an alert was sent out that reported a: “Shooting in the 1800 b/o 3rd St, NE. No lookout.”

No further details on those incidents have been released yet.

However regarding and incident earlier in the day, MPD issued the following release:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, October 5, 2020, in 1100 block of 1st Street, Northwest.

At approximately 2:33 pm, members of the First District responded to the listed location after hearing the sounds of gunshots.

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 a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 33 year-old Demetri Harvin, 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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