Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced the name of the decedent in the fatal shooting which occurred in the 1200 block of 4th Street, SW.
On Thursday, March 28, 2013, at approximately 12:06 am, units from the First District responded to 1200 block of 4th Street, SW for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel determined that the victim had no signs consistent with life. The decedent’s remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.
The decedent has been identified as 36 year-old Christopher Lalchan of Southwest, Washington, DC. The decedent’s name had previously been withheld until the next of kin could be notified.
On Thursday, March 28, 2013, members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch arrested an adult female charging her with First Degree Murder while Armed in the death of Christopher Lalchan.