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Double Homicide in the Unit Block of K Street, NW

Friday, August 15, 2008

Double Homicide in the Unit Block of K Street, NW

Two men were fatally shot.

The Metropolitan Police Department is currently investigating the fatal shooting of two people in the unit block of K Street, NW.

At approximately 10:07 am on Thursday, August 14, 2008, officers from the First District responded to the unit block of K Street, NW, to investigate the sounds of gunshots in that area. Upon arrival, officers discovered two male victims at that location suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds.

The first victim has been identified as 61-year-old Nolan Cooper of no fixed address. He  was transported to an area hospital and pronounced dead at 10:58 am. 

The second victim has been identified as 18-year-old JohnQuan Douglas Wright of the unit block of L Place, NW. He was pronounced dead on the scene by a representative from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.

This case remains under investigation by members from the department’s Homicide and Sexual Offenses Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E]. Anonymous information may also be forwarded to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.  In this case due to the fact that there were two homicide victims, the reward offered will be up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction for the person or persons responsible.