R Street between 14th and 15th Street, NW
From MPD: “Alert: Shooting Investigation at 2111 hrs in the 1400 block of R St NW. No lookout at this time.”
At the time a reader reported “15-20 shots were fired”
As of 7:30am Wednesday morning, readers still report “R Street currently closed to all traffic between 14-15th with police presence”
Update from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a vehicle in a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in the 1400 block of R Street, Northwest.
At approximately 9:11 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members 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 an area hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 53 year-old Jeremy Black, of Takoma Park, MD.
The vehicle of interest was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photo below:
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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