On Thursday, May 8, 2008, at approximately 12:25 am, members of the Sixth Police District were dispatched to the scene of a shooting on southbound I-295, just south of Pennsylvania Ave exit. The victim, Mansoor Farooq Awan, was found inside a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshots wounds. The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in gathering information regarding this incident.
The case is under investigation by members of the Department’s Criminal Investigation Division Homicide Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective Joshua Branson on (202) 491-7841 (cell) or (202) 645-9600; Detective Anthony Greene on (202) 607-8268 (cell); or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center (CIC) at (202) 727-9099.