On Tuesday, May 30, 2006, at approximately 3:07 pm, Metropolitan Police and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel were summoned to northbound Interstate 295, one-quarter of a mile before the South Capitol Street exit, to investigate the report of an unconscious adult black male. Upon arrival, they located a male who was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds and lying alongside the roadway. Emergency medical technicians could find no life signs. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
The victim, whose identity is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of his next-of-kin, was later transported by morgue wagon to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, where he was officially pronounced dead. .
The case is currently under investigation by detectives assigned to the MPDC's Violent Crimes Branch. Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to call (202) 727-9099.
The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.