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Update: 14-year-old killed. “shooting at Brookland metro”

Thanks to Pablo for sending. AlertDC reports:

“WMATA reports the Brookland Metro Station is closed due to police activity. Trains are temporarily bypassing Brookland-CUA. Shuttle buses are being provided.”

From WMATA: “Red Line: Trains continue to bypass Brookland-CAU due to police activity at the station. Metro Bus H8, operates between Rhode Island Ave and Brookland-CUA. Metro Bus 80 operates between Brookland-CAU to Fort Totten.”

From MPD: “Alert: Shooting investigation in the 800 block of Monroe Street, NE. Lookout is for a black male, light skin, black jacket, black hoody, gray square backpack, light blue jeans, and black and white shoes.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting in Northeast.

On Thursday, April 4, 2024, at 3:59 p.m., members of the Metro Transit Police Department responded to the Brookland-Catholic University Metro Station in the 800 block of Monroe Street, Northeast, for the report of a shooting. Officers located a male teenager suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS were called to the scene. After all life-saving measures failed, he was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 14-year-old Avion Evans of Northeast, DC.

The suspect was captured by surveillance cameras and can be seen in the photos below:

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who 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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