Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a double homicide which occurred in the 5000 block of Lee Street, Northeast.
On Friday, February 28, 2014, at approximately 7:45 pm, police officers from the Sixth District responded to a call for a report of a shooting in the 5000 block of Lee Street, Northeast. Upon arrival, they located two adult males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene. The first shooting victim exhibited no signs consistent with life and remained on the scene. He was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Washington, DC. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the second shooting victim to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore, Maryland, where an autopsy will be performed to ascertain cause and manner of death.
The first male victim has been identified as 34-year-old Khalid Jamal Bryant of Northeast, DC. The second male victim has been identified as 26-year-old Jason Emmanuel Bryant of Northeast, DC.
The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any 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 text messaging 50411.