On Wednesday, October 1, 2008, at approximately 10:45 pm, Ricardo Francis was shot and killed in front of 4248 6th Street, SE. The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in gathering information regarding this incident.
This case is being investigated by the department’s Homicide and Sexual Offenses Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective Gail Brown on (202) 497-4505 (cell); Detective Manuel Gaffney on (202) 645-5503 or (202) 422-9459 (cell) or the Command Information Center (CIC) at (202) 727-9099. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-888-919-CRIME. Anonymous information may also be forwarded to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411