A reader reports: “This happened around 4:30pm yesterday. I heard a witness tell a cop that he saw the victim fall off of his motorcycle after he was hit.”
MPD reported: “Shooting in the Unit block of Sheridan Street NE Lookout for a grey in color, 4 door sedan with heavy tint.”
Full release from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday, May 27, 2021, in the 100 block of Sheridan Street, Northeast.
At approximately 4:31 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. 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 succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 39 year-old Bret Desmarteau, of Baltimore, 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 each 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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